Published June 2003
by Pomegranate (Cal) .
Written in English
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Walden, Thoreau's book on his experience published in , has become one of the most highly respected works in American literature. In Thoughts from Walden Pond, Charles Gurche's brilliant photographs from the diverse regions of America /5. Perhaps no other natural setting has as much literary, spiritual, and environmental significance for Americans as Walden Pond. Some , people visit the pond annually, and countless others journey to Walden in their mind, to contemplate the man who lived there and what the place means to us today. Here is the first history of the Massachusetts pond Thoreau made famous . Read Chapter III: Reading of Walden Pond by Henry David Thoreau. The text begins: With a little more deliberation in the choice of their pursuits, all men would perhaps become essentially students and observers, for certainly their nature and destiny are interesting to all alike. In accumulating property for ourselves or our posterity, in founding a family or a state, or . Walden Pond Books Gift Certificate Mailed to you immediately upon purchase. Give one to a friend, relative, or school, or buy one for yourself to use for over-the-phone orders or save for when we open our doors again. Always valid at .
The water in Walden Pond is clear enough to see the bottom at feet. The shore is stony, and very steep. The pond is sandy otherwise, and deep, but not bottomless. White Pond is similar - pure and well-like. Thoreau is so taken with Walden that he is convinced it was in existence at the fall of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. A discourse on appreciating nature and discovering personal identity, Henry David Thoreau wrote WALDEN, after retreating to a small cabin the woods near Walden Pond. Promoting individual thought, CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE reveals what is still considered essential American political thought. Walden Pond by Henry David Thoreau. Walden, Thoreau's most famous writing articulating the essence of Transcendentalism, was published in The book, often read in grades , reflects Thoreau's attempt to 'live life simply.' A popular quote from its second chapter. More editions of Thoughts from Walden Pond Calendar: Thoughts from Walden Pond Calendar: ISBN () Pomegranate,
Let a visit to Walden Pond bring you back in time to the mid's. Experience the connection with nature that inspired Henry David Thoreau's Walden. Enjoy a day of swimming, walking around the famous pond or boating out on the water. Also be sure to visit the replica of Thoreau's single-room cabin. Organized groups must call in advance to make a reservation. The Pond in Winter, pp. The pickerel in Walden are beautifully colored. This is especially amazing in the white winter environment of Walden. Walden was thought to be bottomless, and remained untested, for years. Summary. Walden begins with the narrator informing his audience that this book was written in answer to questions posed about his two-year stay at Walden hopes to explain the spiritually rich life he enjoyed and, at the same time, through presenting the example of his own life, teach his readers something about the shortcomings and possibilities of theirs. The pond and the individual are both microcosms. Thoreau describes commercial ice-cutting at Walden Pond. Despite what might at first seem a violation of the pond's integrity, Walden is unchanged and unharmed. Moreover, ice from the pond is shipped far and wide, even to India, where others thus drink from Thoreau's spiritual well.