Walden & Civil Diso Nce 3E Pa

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-03-04
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

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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
Waldenp. 5
Map of Walden Pondp. 193
Textual Appendix to Waldenp. 225
Other Writings
Civil Disobediencep. 227
Slavery in Massachusettsp. 247
Walkingp. 260
Wild Applesp. 288
The Journal and Waldenp. 313
Selections from the Journal, 1845-54p. 319
Reviews and Posthumous Assessments
Review of Waldenp. 380
Review of Waldenp. 381
Review of Waldenp. 382
Review of Waldenp. 383
A Yankee Diogenesp. 384
Review of Waldenp. 387
Review of A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers and Waldenp. 388
Review of Waldenp. 390
Review of Excursionsp. 391
Review of Excursionsp. 392
Review of Excursionsp. 393
Review of A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papersp. 393
Review of A Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papersp. 394
Thoreaup. 394
Thoreaup. 410
Another Word on Thoreaup. 418
Modern Criticism
Walden: Craftsmanship vs. Techniquep. 433
Walden - 1954p. 442
Walden's Transcendental Pastoral Designp. 450
Captivity and Despair in Walden and "Civil Disobedience"p. 465
A Hound, a Bay Horse, and a Turtle Dove: Obscurity in Waldenp. 482
The Remaking of Waldenp. 489
The Worlding of Waldenp. 507
Walden as Feminist Manifestop. 521
Thoreau and the Natural Environmentp. 527
"Civil Disobedience" and "Slavery in Massachusetts"
Thoreau's Politics of the Upright Manp. 544
Thoreau's Narrative Art in "Civil Disobedience"p. 556
The Price of Privilege: "Civil Disobedience" at 150p. 564
Quiet War with the State: Henry Thoreau and Civil Disobediencep. 572
Fourth of Julyp. 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 Naturep. 613
The Language of Prophecy: Thoreau's "Wild Apples"p. 632
Capitalism and Community in Walden and Wild Fruitsp. 645
Henry D. Thoreau: A Chronologyp. 661
Selected Bibliographyp. 667
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