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A Note on the Text and Title of "Civil Disobedience" and the Text of Walden I. Civil Disobedience II. Walden 1. Economy 2. Where I Lived, and What I Lived For 3. Reading 4. Sounds 5. Solitude 6. Visitors 7. The Bean-Field 8. The Village 9. The Ponds 10. Baker Farm 11. Higher Laws 12. Brute Neighbors 13. House-Warming 14. Former Inhabitants; and Winter Visitors 15. Winter Animals 16. The Pond in Winter 17. Spring Conclusion III. Contexts and Comments Angelina E. Grimke, from "Appeal to the Christian Women of the South" (1836) William Whipper, from Speech Delivered at the First African Presbyterian Church (1837) William Lloyd Garrison, "Declaration of Sentiments" (1838) Orestes A. Brownson, from "The Labroring Classes" (1840) Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Man the Reformer" (1841) Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, from "Plan of the West Roxbury Community" (1842) Charles Lane and A. Bronson Alcott, from Letter to A. Brooke (1843) Henry Highland Garnet, "Address to the Slaves of the United States of America" (1843) George Ripley, "Life in Association" (1845) William Henry Channing, "To the Associationists of the United States" (1846) Louisa May Alcott, "Transcendental Wild Oats" (1873) Mary Wilkins Freman, "A Church Mouse" (1891) Leo Tolstoy, Letter to Dr. Eugen Heinrich Schmitt (n.d., c. 1895) Leo Tolstoy, "The Beginning of the End" John Albert Macy, "Thoreau" (1908) Mohandas K. Gandhi, A Selection from His Writings, 1919-1940 Martin Luther King, Jr., from Stride Toward Freedom (1958) Martin Luther King, Jr., "A Legacy of Creative Protest" (1962) Works Cited For Futher Reading --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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As a Thoreau fan I have owned quite a number of copies of his works over the years. This particular edition is a great one because of the extensive, informative notes nicely laid... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sturdy Shoes
If you love nature and life's journey of self discovery this book is a timeless blast of fresh air in simplicity. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Zen Raven
Fantastic book. I love the simplicity of his life. For many of us life has become more complicated than required.Published 16 months ago by Maarten Annion
This book is very hard to read. I forced myself to read it to the end.
His ideas were probably revolutionary in his day and they do have some relevance even today. Read more
Thoreau's life by Walden Pond is a fascinating read. Yet the humanism he espoused seems naive and quaint to the modern ear. Read morePublished on Sept. 6 2011 by Rodge