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This revised and expanded Norton Critical Edition reprints the texts ofWalden, Civil Disobedience, Slavery in Massachusetts, Walking, andWild Apples. All are annotated for student readers. Also included are related selections from Thoreau'sJournal. "Reviews and Posthumous Assessments" includes reactions to Thoreau and his writing by Ralph Waldo Emerson, James Russell Lowell, and James Burroughs, among others. "Recent Criticism" presents the best critical writing on the texts in this volume. F. O Matthiessen, E. B. White, Leo Marx, Stanley Cavell, Barbara Johnson, Laura Dassow Walls, Laurence Buell, Neill Matheson, and William Rossi are among the nineteen contributors. About the Series: No other series of classic texts equals the caliber of theNorton Critical Editions. Each volume combines the most authoritative text available with the comprehensive pedagogical apparatus necessary to appreciate the work fully. Careful editing, first-rate translation, and thorough explanatory annotations allow each text to meet the highest literary standards while remaining accessible to students. Each edition is printed on acid-free paper and every text in the series remains in print. Norton Critical Editions are the choice for excellence in scholarship for students at more than 2,000 universities worldwide.
Table of Contents
|Map of Thoreau's Concord|
|The Texts of Walden, Civil Disobedience, and Other Writings|
|Map of Walden Pond||p. 193|
|Textual Appendix to Walden||p. 225|
|Civil Disobedience||p. 227|
|Slavery in Massachusetts||p. 247|
|Wild Apples||p. 288|
|The Journal and Walden||p. 313|
|Selections from the Journal, 1845-54||p. 319|
|Reviews and Posthumous Assessments|
|Review of Walden||p. 380|
|Review of Walden||p. 381|
|Review of Walden||p. 382|
|Review of Walden||p. 383|
|A Yankee Diogenes||p. 384|
|Review of Walden||p. 387|
|Review of A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers and Walden||p. 388|
|Review of Walden||p. 390|
|Review of Excursions||p. 391|
|Review of Excursions||p. 392|
|Review of Excursions||p. 393|
|Review of A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers||p. 393|
|Review of A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers||p. 394|
|Another Word on Thoreau||p. 418|
|Walden: Craftsmanship vs. Technique||p. 433|
|Walden - 1954||p. 442|
|Walden's Transcendental Pastoral Design||p. 450|
|Captivity and Despair in Walden and "Civil Disobedience"||p. 465|
|A Hound, a Bay Horse, and a Turtle Dove: Obscurity in Walden||p. 482|
|The Remaking of Walden||p. 489|
|The Worlding of Walden||p. 507|
|Walden as Feminist Manifesto||p. 521|
|Thoreau and the Natural Environment||p. 527|
|"Civil Disobedience" and "Slavery in Massachusetts"|
|Thoreau's Politics of the Upright Man||p. 544|
|Thoreau's Narrative Art in "Civil Disobedience"||p. 556|
|The Price of Privilege: "Civil Disobedience" at 150||p. 564|
|Quiet War with the State: Henry Thoreau and Civil Disobedience||p. 572|
|Fourth of July||p. 586|
|"Walking" and "Wild Apples"|
|"The Limits of an Afternoon Walk": Coleridgean Polarity in Thoreau's "Walking"||p. 596|
|Thoreau's Gramatica Parda: Conjugating Race and Nature||p. 613|
|The Language of Prophecy: Thoreau's "Wild Apples"||p. 632|
|Capitalism and Community in Walden and Wild Fruits||p. 645|
|Henry D. Thoreau: A Chronology||p. 661|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 667|
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