Walden and Other Writings (The Norton Library)

Walden and Other Writings (The Norton Library)

  • Format
  • Bog, paperback
  • Engelsk
  • 416 sider


Part of the Norton Library series

The Norton Library edition of Walden and Other Writings features the complete text of the 1906 edition of Walden and a selection of Thoreau’s most famous antislavery writings: “Civil Disobedience,” “Slavery in Massachusetts,” and “A Plea for Captain John Brown.” An introduction by Jedediah Britton-Purdy offers historical and biographical context for Thoreau’s writings and prepares readers to engage with his spiritual and activist reflections on a modern life freely lived.

The Norton Library is a growing collection of high-quality texts and translations—influential works of literature and philosophy—introduced and edited by leading scholars. Norton Library editions prepare readers for their first encounter with the works that they’ll re-read over a lifetime.

Inviting introductions highlight the work’s significance and influence, providing the historical and literary context students need to dive in with confidence.Endnotes and an easy-to-read design deliver an uninterrupted reading experience, encouraging students to read the text first and refer to endnotes for more information as needed.An affordable price (most $10 or less) encourages students to buy the book and to come to class with the assigned edition. About the Editor: Jedediah Britton-Purdy is the Beinecke Professor at Columbia Law School and a scholar of environmental and constitutional law. His books on environmental themes include After Nature and This Land Is Our Land. He has also written about Henry David Thoreau in venues including The Atlantic, The Nation, and n+1.

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  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal416
  • Udgivelsesdato24-03-2023
  • ISBN139780393870701
  • Forlag Ww Norton & Co
  • FormatPaperback
Størrelse og vægt
  • Vægt268 g
  • Dybde2 cm
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    10 cm
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    13 cm
    19,8 cm

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