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Author Petrulionis, Sandra Harbert, 1959-

Title Thoreau in His Own Time : a Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates
Published Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (315 pages)
Series Writers in their own time
Writers in their own time (University of Iowa Press)
Contents Introduction; Chronology; Lidian Jackson Emerson, [Epistolary Comments on Thoreau in the 1840s]; Abigail May Alcott, [Thoreau at Walden in 1847]; Amos Bronson Alcott, [Journal and Epistolary Remarks on Thoreau, 1847-1859]; Ralph Waldo Emerson, [Reflections on Thoreau through the Years]; Horace Greeley, [Promoting Thoreau, 1846-1855]; Nathaniel Hawthorne, [Journal and Epistolary Comments on Thoreau, 1842-1854]; Maria Thoreau, [News of the Thoreau Family in 1849 and 1857]; John Albee, [A Day with Thoreau and Emerson in 1852]; Ellen Tucker Emerson, [Memories of Thoreau, 1857 and 1860]
William Sloane Kennedy, From "A New Estimate of Thoreau" (1880)John Burroughs, From "Thoreau's Wildness" (1881); H.G.O. Blake, "Introductory Note" to Early Spring in Massachusetts (1881); F.B. Sanborn, From Henry D. Thoreau (1882); H.S. Salt, From "Henry D. Thoreau" (1886); Edward Sherman Hoar, [Conversations on Concord] (1892 and 1893); Octavius Brooks Frothingham, From "Thoreau" (1889); Rose Hawthorne Lathrop, From "Glimpses of Force: Thoreau and Alcott" (1891); Julian Hawthorne and Leonard Lemmon, From "Henry David Thoreau" (1891)
[Edith Emerson Forbes], [Childhood with Thoreau, as Remembered in 1882]Sophia E. Thoreau, Caroline Wells Healey Dall, Sophia Peabody Hawthorne, and Sarah Alden Bradford Ripley, [Considerations of Thoreau's Death, 1862]; [Charles T. Jackson], "Notice of the Death of Mr. Thoreau" (1862); [Louisa May Alcott], "Thoreau's Flute" (1863); [John Weiss], From "Thoreau" (1865); Samuel Storrow Higginson, [Remembrances of Thoreau in 1865]; [Moncure Daniel Conway], From "Thoreau" (1866); Eugene Benson, From "Literary Frondeurs" (1866)
[George William Curtis], From the "Editor's Easy Chair" (1869, 1874, and 1878)William Ellery Channing, From Thoreau:The Poet-Naturalist (1873); Louise Chandler Moulton, From "Henry David Thoreau: The 'Poet-Naturalist' of Concord" (1874); James T. Fields, From "Our Poet-Naturalist" (1877); [Harriet Hanson Robinson], ["Warrington" and Henry Thoreau] (1877); Joseph Hosmer Jr., [Reminiscences of Thoreau] (1878, 1881, and 1882); Thomas Wentworth Higginson, From "Thoreau" (1879); Walt Whitman, [Appraisals of Thoreau] (1888); Prescott Keyes, "Henry D. Thoreau: A Disquisition" (1879)
[Horace R. Hosmer], From "Reminiscences of Thoreau" (1893)Anonymous, From "Memories of Thoreau" (1897); S[amuel] A[rthur] J[ones], From "Thoreau's Incarceration" (1898); Amanda P. Mather, [Recollections of Thoreau and Concord] (1897-1898); Anonymous, From "Reminiscences of Thoreau" (1899); Daniel Ricketson, From "Sketch of Henry D. Thoreau" (1902); George F. Hoar, [Reminiscences of Henry Thoreau] (1903); Ellen Watson, [Thoreau's Visit to Plymouth in 1851] (1894); [Fanny Hardy Eckstorm], From "Thoreau's 'Maine Woods'" (1908); Thomas Wentworth Higginson, From "Henry D. Thoreau" (1909)
Summary More than any other Transcendentalist of his time, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) embodied the full complement of the movement's ideals and vocations: author, advocate for self-reform, stern critic of society, abolitionist, philosopher, and naturalist. The Thoreau of our time - valorized anarchist, founding environmentalist, and fervid advocate of civil disobedience - did not exist in the nineteenth century. In this rich and appealing collection, Sandra Harbert Petrulionis untangles Thoreau's multiple identities by offering a wide range of nineteenth-century comment
Notes Edward Waldo Emerson, From Henry Thoreau as Remembered by a Young Friend (1917)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Friends and associates.
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Biography.
Intellectuals -- United States -- Biography.
Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609380878 (paperback;) (acid-free paper)
1609380975
9781609380878 (paperback;) (acid-free paper)
9781609380977