Henry David Thoreau

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Noun1.Henry David Thoreau - United States writer and social critic (1817-1862)Henry David Thoreau - United States writer and social critic (1817-1862)
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Consenting to Violence: Henry David Thoreau, John Brown, and the Transcendent Intellectual.
To affect the quality of the day that is the highest of arts" - Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau endorsed civil disobedience, opposed slavery, and rived atone for two years in a hut in the woods near Concord, Mass.
19th Century writer and naturalist Henry David Thoreau has had an impact on the public imagination that endure down to this very day.
Anna and Casey Pickett fell in love during a college class on Transcendental literature, reveling in the nature-loving rhapsodies of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson.
Readers learn that Louisa May Alcott had a crush on both Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson when she was young, that Thoreau was devastated when his brother John died of lockjaw, that Hawthorne spent the good part of 12 years in his sister's attic, and that utopian societies of the era had casual sexual mores.
High summer is great, too, but don't expect the kind of quiet and solitude Henry David Thoreau experienced in the 1850s.
When Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson became friends in 1837, Emerson, who was already a major literary figure in New England, assumed the role of Thoreau's mentor and patron.
Its mission is to honor Henry David Thoreau by stimulating interest in and fostering education about his life, works, and philosophy and his place in his world and ours, encouraging research on his life and writings, acting as a repository for material relevant to Thoreau, and advocating for the preservation of Thoreau Country.
Henry David Thoreau famously admonished that we too often lead lives of "quiet desperation.
Fanuzzi focuses primarily on the leadership of William Lloyd Garrison, Frederick Douglass, and Henry David Thoreau within the abolitionist movement, as well as the symbolic role of Faneuil Hall in helping to facilitate public discussions of slavery.