Walking

A meandering ode to the simple act and accomplished art of taking a walk. Profound and humorous, companionable and curmudgeonly. Walking, by America's first nature writer, is your...

Essays Of Henry David Thoreau - Walking

Thoreau challenges us will understand that man is part of nature, man being one of the most important aspects of its manifestation. Walking was originally submitted in one of his...

Disobbedienza Civile

“Manuale” di protesta sociale pacifica La fama di questo saggio è cresciuta soprattutto nel corso del ventesimo secolo: ignorato alla sua uscita, ha influenzato...

Civil Disobedience

In the essay ‘Civil Disobedience’ (1849), Henry David Thoreau contends that an individual should not allow the government to overrule their conscience, and that it is...

Autumnal Tints

From the purple grasses of August, to the yellow elms of October, to the scarlet oak leaves of November, Henry David Thoreau casts his eye on the brilliant colors of autumn and...

Civil Disobedience And Other Essays

American author, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau was a passionate abolitionist. Inspired by his opposition to slavery, his illuminating essay “Civil Disobedience”...

Civil Disobedience

Civil Disobedience is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849. In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit...

Wild Apples

It is remarkable how closely the history of the Apple-tree is connected with that of man. The geologist tells us that the order of the Rosaceae, which includes the Apple, also the...

Walden, And On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience

In 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into a cabin by Walden Pond. With the intention of immersing himself in nature and distancing himself from the distractions of social life,...

Walden, and Civil Disobedience

In 1845 Henry David Thoreau, one of the principal New England Transcendentalists, left the small town of Concord for the country. Beside the lake of Walden he built himself a log...

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