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Henry David Thoreau in Context - James S. Finley, ed.
Henry David Thoreau in Context - James S. Finley, ed.
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A collection of 34 essays written by a variety of scholars, putting Thoreau's work into context, 200 years after his birth. Contents: Chronology / Jeffrey S. Cramer. Concord / Leslie Perrin Wilson; Walden Pond and Walden Woods / Kent C. Ryden; Boston and Worcester / Wesley T. Mott; Maine / Stan Tag; The journey west: Minnesota / Corinne H. Smith; Classics / Albena Bakratcheva; Medievalism Kathleen / Coyne Kelly; The religious horizon / Alan D. Hodder; Romanticism / Samantha C. Harvey; Transcendentalism / David Faflik; Print culture / Jonathan Senchyne; The literature of travel / William Stowe; Translation / François Specq; Odd man in: Thoreau, the Lyceum movement, and the lecture circuit / Ronald Wesley Hoag; Capitalism / Andrew Kopec; Technology / Laura Dassow Walls; Politics / Daniel S. Malachuk; Slavery and abolition / Sandra Harbert Petrulionis; Native America / John J. Kucich; Warrior culture / Larry J. Reynolds; Diet and vegetarianism / Kathryn Dolan; Natural history / Hadley Leach; Racial science / Cristin Ellis; Physical science / Robert M. Thorson; Phenology / Kristen Case; Animals / Michelle C. Neely; Evolution / William Rossi; The challenge of Thoreau's biography / Ronald A. Bosco; The evolution of Thoreau's reputation / Richard J. Schneider; Thoreau, Stanley Cavell, and American philosophy / David M. Robinson; Contemporary poetics / Alexandra Manglis; The patron saint of tiny houses / April Anson; The modern environmental movement / Michael Ziser; Popular culture / Carl H. Sederholm. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 301, Spring 2018, pp. 9-10.
Cambridge University Press, 2017. Hardcover, 380 pp.

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