Henry David Thoreau

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United States writer and social critic (1817-1862)


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Henry Thoreau will be at the summit, relating his experiences of his 1857 trip to the summit, and let you use his new spyglass to see the spectacular view.
Brook Farm, founded by transcendentalist and former Unitarian minister George Ripley and his wife, Sophia, attracted such luminaries as Henry Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Nathaniel Hawthorne, who described the farm in his novel The Blithedale Romance.
What I did see through storytelling about Henry Thoreau was that the more Henry Thoreaus I provided students, the more Henrys that they had to engage with.
WHEN: Saturday October 18, 7 am, Ida Lee Park, 60 Ida Lee Park Drive, Leesburg, VA 12 pm Lunch stop -- Oak Grove Baptist Church, 22870 Dominion Lane, Sterling, VA 3pm -- on March Village, Henry Thoreau Middle School, 2505 Cedar Lane, Vienna, VA Sunday Oct 19 5pm closing ceremonies Thomas Jefferson Memorial at 5pm.
Yet the environmental movement in the United States is still headed by religious skeptics and naturalists in the tradition of John Burroughs, Rachel Carson, Charles Darwin, Aldo Leopold, the Sierra Club's John Muir, and Henry Thoreau.
As the philosopher Henry Thoreau said: "If you would obtain insight, avoid anatomy.
In the final chapter to his masterpiece Walden, mystic Henry Thoreau offers a nineteenth-century reflection on the boundless experience of inner space.
Although the authors studied in this book--Everett Ruess, Henry Thoreau, John Muir, Clarence King, and Mary Austin--are generally located within the rich tradition of American nature writing, readers will indeed be surprised by the wide range of ideas from which O'Grady draws his inspiration and examples.
As the contents of this issue demonstrate, scholarship on Henry Thoreau continues to break new ground.
18) Boudreau, The Roots of Walden and the Tree of Life, 117; Richardson, Henry Thoreau, 310-13, quotation from 312.
22) Quoted in Walter Harding, The Days of Henry Thoreau (New York: Knopf, 1970), 434.
It is perhaps no coincidence, for instance, that in the fall of 1839, when Henry Thoreau and his brother John were both romantically interested in Ellen Sewall--and John seemed closer to winning the rivalry--Henry distracted himself from his hurt feelings by working on a translation of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound and essays on the Roman satirist Persius.
So if we think of Emerson's Walden lands in a practical way as his energy source, we can also think of him as the benevolent landlord and waterlord of the place, his first and most spectacular tenant being Henry Thoreau and the latest being the general population of the surrounding area which was, and is, woefully short of public swimming places.
Bridgman offers the following authors for support: Walter Roy Harding, The Days of Henry Thoreau (Princeton UP, 1982); George E.
The Spirit of the Huckleberry: Sensuousness in Henry Thoreau.