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Nature's Panorama: Thoreau on the Seasons
edited by Ronald A. Bosco
foreword by Robert D. Richardson
University of Massachusetts Press, 2005
eISBN: 978-1-61376-072-7 | Cloth: 978-1-55849-497-8 | Paper: 978-1-55849-496-1
Library of Congress Classification PS3042.B68 2005
Dewey Decimal Classification 818.309

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book, wrote Henry David Thoreau in Walden. Today that book continues to provoke, inspire, and change lives all over the world, and each rereading is fresh and challenging. Yet as Thoreau's countless admirers know, there is more to the man than Walden. An engineer, poet, teacher, naturalist, lecturer, and political activist, he truly had multiple lives to lead, and each one speaks forcefully to us today.

Sponsored by the Thoreau Society, the brief, handsomely presented books in this series offer the thoughts of a great writer on a variety of topics, some that we readily associate with him, some that may be surprising. Each volume includes selections from his familiar published works as well as from less well known lectures, letters, and journal entries. The books include original engravings by renowned illustrator and book artist Barry Moser.
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