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The correspondence of Henry D. Thoreau

Author: Henry David Thoreau; Robert N Hudspeth; Elizabeth Hall Witherell; Lihong Xie
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2013-
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[Constitutes] the first full-scale scholarly edition of Thoreau's correspondence. When completed, the edition's three volumes will include every extant letter written or received by Thoreau--in all, almost 650 letters, roughly 150 more than in any previous edition, including dozens that have never before been published. Correspondence 1 contains 163 letters, ninety-six written by Thoreau and sixty-seven to him.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry David Thoreau; Robert N Hudspeth; Elizabeth Hall Witherell; Lihong Xie
ISBN: 9780691158921 0691158924 9780691170589 0691170584
OCLC Number: 822229867
Notes: Volume 2 co-edited by Elizabeth Hall Witherell and Lihong Xie.
Awards: Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2014
Description: 3 volumes ; 21 cm.
Contents: Volume 1 1834-1848 / edited by Robert N. Hudspeth. Volume 2 1849-1856 / edited by Robert N. Hudspeth ; with Elizabeth Hall Witherell and Lihong Xie.
Other Titles: Correspondence
Responsibility: edited by Robert N. Hudspeth.

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Contains 163 letters that provide an intimate view of author's path from college student to published author. This title documents author's friendships with college classmates and his search for work  Read more...

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One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2014 "Thoreau's letters unquestionably enlarge understanding of his character. The personality who emerges is not just cold, impassive, and stoic but Read more...

 
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