Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist,
naturalist, tax .... He did not become "Henry David" until after college, although he
never ... Emerson urged...
Was highly influenced by it. ... In college Thoreau read Emerson's essay Nature
and? In college ... Why should you summarize an essay after reading it?
Did this essay help or hurt Thoreau's reputation? ... (3) An iconoclast in literature,
he seldom thanked colleges for their service to him, holding them in ... He chose,
wisely, no doubt, for himself, to be bachelor of thought and Nature. ... I said, "Who
would not like to write something which all can read, like Robinson Cruso...
Preface I ix. Abbreviations l xv. CHAPTER I. Harvard. College,. 1833-183713.
CHAPTER 2 ... developments in Thoreau's reading during the course of his
career from 1833, when ... selection came into play, and the essay as a whole
reflects my judgment .... that he was merely an imitator of Emerson, and the
nature of Tran-.
Mr. Lowell's essay on Thoreau is by no means worthy of the subject, and has ....
And it was this respect for unspoiled nature in the creatures of the wood that ...
Then I went away from home, and began to read his books; but in the light of the
man I knew. ... Henry prepared himself for Harvard College in the Concord
Dr. Nichols has also published nature writing essays, numerous poems, and .....
Thoreau read these works and reported on their immediate influence on him: “In
...... and his wisdom appears from college classes to t-shirts and bumper stickers.
American essayist, poet, and practical philosopher, Henry David Thoreau was a
... He began writing nature poetry in the 1840s, with poet Ralph Waldo Emerson
as a ... After college, Thoreau befriended writer and fellow Concord resident
Ralph ... one of his best-known and most influential essays, "Civil Disobedience"
In many of his works Thoreau brought these interpretations of nature to bear ...
Traces of Emerson's philosophical influence appear in all of Thoreau's ... essays
can be read as somewhat romantic literary descriptions, Thoreau has .....
Thoreau's Fact Book in the Harry Elkins Widener Collection in the Harvard
Alfred I. Tauber focuses on Thoreau as a moral thinker, and the essays in ....
During his years at Harvard College, Thoreau had read Emerson's Nature (1836)
Henry Thoreau was born in 1817 in Concord, where his father, John, was a ...
when it was decided that their brother should go to Harvard College, as had his ...
Thoreau was nineteen years old when Emerson published Nature, an essay that
.... a broad margin to his life for reading, thinking, walking, observing, and writing.