The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: Reform Papers. (Writings of Henry D. Thoreau #3) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 3 in the Writings of Henry D. Thoreau series.

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The selections from the polemical writings of Thoreau that make up Reform Papers represent every stage in his twenty-two years of active writing. Consequently, they are a microcosm of his literary career, allowing the reader to achieve a full sense of Thoreau's evolution as a writer and thinker. The volume opens with The Service, one of the best examples of Thoreau's early style and interests, and contains ten other essays as well.

Reform Papers:

  • The Service
  • Paradise (To Be) Regained
  • Herald of Freedom
  • Wendell Phillips Before Concord Lyceum
  • Resistance to Civil Government
  • Slavery in Massachusetts
  • A Plea for Captain John Brown
  • Martyrdom of John Brown
  • The Last Days of John Brown
  • Life without Principle
  • Reform and the Reformers

Product Details
ISBN: 9780691062419
ISBN-10: 0691062412
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: February 21st, 1974
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Writings of Henry D. Thoreau