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Thoreau and the Language of Trees - Richard Higgins
Thoreau and the Language of Trees - Richard Higgins
 
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Explores Thoreau's deep connections to trees: his keen perception of them, the poetry he saw in them, and how they fed his soul. Higgns's lively essays show that trees were a thread connecting all parts of Thoreau's being -- heart, mind, and spirit. The book includes one hundred excepts from Thoreau's writings illustrated by the author's striking black-and-white photographs of trees. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 299, Fall 2017, p. 15.
Forward by Robert D. Richardson.
University of California Press, 2017. Hardcover, 6 x 8 inch format, 230 pp.


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5 of 5 It's a gem March 1, 2022
Reviewer: Geoff Wisner from New York City  
As a Concord author and long-time Thoreauvian, Richard Higgins brings insight into the meaning of trees for Thoreau in a way few others could. Chapters are organized thematically and illustrated by Thoreau's sketches and photographs by Higgins and others.

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