Early essays and miscellanies / Henry D. Thoreau ; edited by Joseph J. Moldenhauer and Edwin Moser, with Alexander C. Kern.
By: Thoreau, Henry David.Material type: TextSeries: Thoreau, Henry David, Works: Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1975Description: 430 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0691062862; 9780691062860.Uniform titles: Selections. 1975 Subject(s): American literature -- 19th centuryDDC classification: 818/.3/09 LOC classification: PS3042 | .M58 1975Other classification: 17.97 | 18.06
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|PS3042 .D8 1972 Thoreau: the major essays.||PS3042 .H3 1975 The selected works of Thoreau /||PS3042 .M2 Thoreau: philosopher of freedom;||PS3042 .M58 1975 Early essays and miscellanies /||PS3042 .P5 1967 The wisdom of Thoreau.||PS3042 .V6 Thoreau on man & nature /||PS3048 .A1 1908 Walden, or, Life in the woods /|
Early essays. The seasons -- Anxieties and delights of a discoverer -- Men whose pursuit is money -- Of keeping a private journal -- "We are apt to become what others-- think us to be" -- Forms, ceremonies, and restraints of polite society -- A man of business, a man of pleasure, a man of the world -- Musings -- Kinds of energetic character -- Privileges and pleasures of a literary man -- Severe and mild punishments -- Popular feeling -- Style may-- offend against simplicity -- The book of the seasons -- Sir Henry Vane -- Literary digressions -- Foreign influence on American literature -- Life and works of Sir W. Scott -- The love of stories -- Cultivation of the imagination -- The Greek classic poets -- The meaning of "fate" -- Whether the government ought to educate -- Travellers & inhabitants -- History-- of the Roman Republic -- A writer's nationality and individual genius -- L'allegro & Il penseroso -- All men are mad -- The speeches of Moloch & the rest -- People of different sections -- Gaining or exercising public influence -- Titles of books -- Sublimity -- The general obligation to tell the truth -- "Being content with common reasons" -- The duty, inconvenience and dangers of conformity -- Moral excellence -- Barbarities of civilized states -- T. Pomponius Atticus -- Class book autobiography -- "The commercial spirit of modern times."
Miscellanies. DIED-- Miss Anna Jones -- Aulus Persius Flaccus -- The laws of Menu -- Sayings of Confucius -- Dark ages -- Chinese four books -- Homer, Ossian, Chaucer -- Hermes Trismegistus-- from the Gulistan of Saadi -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Thomas Carlyle and his works -- Love -- Chastity & sensuality.