In O'Nights, Cecily Parks constructs stunning manifestations of a modern Thoreauvian
wilderness, investigating how the natural world gives shape to the self, body, and emotions.
The names and derivations lend an ironic tinge to Ruth's later claim (with its Thoreauvian
echoes) that "I went to the woods for the wood's own sake, while, increasingly, Lucille seemed to be enduring a banishment there" (99).
This year's venue is a vintage cottage located directly on Long Island Sound that exudes a Thoreauvian
Herbert Wendell Gleason's: "Thoreau's Country,'' a slide lecture of selected Concord images by photographer, Thoreauvian
, and environmental activist Herbert Wendell Gleason (1855-1937), will be presented on Tuesday, May 5, from 7 to 8:30 p.
22 Long Rifle during his ill-fated Thoreauvian
period of solitary contemplation in Alaska.
Modernities: Transatlantic Conversations on an American Icon.
We might, indeed, use the disruptions to which postmodernism is so attentive to help us restore the Thoreauvian
plank to the drowning from whom monopoly capital manifestly wrests it.
When Kenneth Silverman states that the transition from Puritanism to the Enlightenment "marks the establishment of two enduring visions of America that have often competed for authority," he maintains that "despite ceaseless celebrations of The American Dream, Americans have often been divided by their allegiance to one of Two American Dreams," the Franklinian (materialist) and the Thoreauvian
Mozi's practicality admittedly manifested itself in his own Spartan way of living, marked by a remarkable degree of Thoreauvian
self-sufficiency bordering on self-abnegation.
The focus in direct democracy on voting is still vulnerable to the Thoreauvian
objection of gambling with morality, i.
But Earth Jurisprudence, through its Thoreauvian
lens, sees nature very differently, as having a value in itself.
Along the same lines, she often expressed a desire for Thoreauvian
direct "contact" with nature, again set in opposition in her early journals to the intellect and language: "Outside it is warm and blue and April.