About the Books
For over a hundred and fifty years, the essays, poetry and journals of the leading transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau have won the admiration of readers, due to the author’s natural observation, symbolic meanings, poetic sensibility, philosophical austerity and practical detail. This comprehensive eBook presents the complete published works of Henry David Thoreau, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and the largest collection of journals available for Kindle readers. (Version 1) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Thoreau’s life and works * Concise introductions to the books and other texts * All 5 books, with individual contents tables * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * The complete essays – with rare works often missed out of collections * The complete poetry, with special chronological and alphabetical contents tables * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Includes Thoreau’s letters – spend hours exploring the author’s personal correspondence * Features over 2,000 pages of Thoreau’s journals * Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Thoreau’s personality and contribution to literature * Features a bonus biography by the author’s close friend Ralph Waldo Emerson – discover Thoreau’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please note: due to copyright restrictions we are unable to offer the complete journals. However, the collection provides a generous sample of Thoreau’s journals, offering the complete journals for 1837-1847, a detailed example of the ‘middle’ journals for 1855-1856 and the complete last year of Thoreau’s life, as well as a generous selection from all of the other journals. CONTENTS: The Books A WEEK ON THE CONCORD AND MERRIMACK RIVERS WALDEN, OR, LIFE IN THE WOODS THE MAINE WOODS CAPE COD A YANKEE IN CANADA The Essays AULUS PERSIUS FLACCUS THE SERVICE NATURAL HISTORY OF MASSACHUSETTS A WALK TO WACHUSETT SIR WALTER RALEIGH DARK AGES A WINTER WALK THE LANDLORD PARADISE (TO BE) REGAINED HOMER. OSSIAN. CHAUCER. HERALD OF FREEDOM WENDELL PHILLIPS BEFORE THE CONCORD LYCEUM THOMAS CARLYLE AND HIS WORKS ON THE DUTY OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE WALKING LOVE CHASTITY AND SENSUALITY SLAVERY IN MASSACHUSETTS LIFE WITHOUT PRINCIPLE AUTUMNAL TINTS A PLEA FOR CAPTAIN JOHN BROWN MARTYRDOM OF JOHN BROWN THE LAST DAYS OF JOHN BROWN THE SUCCESSION OF FOREST TREES WILD APPLES NIGHT AND MOONLIGHT HUCKLEBERRIES The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Translations PROMETHEUS BOUND OF ÆSCHYLUS TRANSLATIONS FROM PINDAR The Letters FAMILIAR LETTERS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU The Journals THOREAU’S JOURNALS The Criticism HENRY DAVID THOREAU: HIS CHARACTER AND OPINIONS by Robert Louis Stevenson BROOK FARM AND CONCORD by Henry James Extracts from AMERICAN NOTEBOOKS by Nathaniel Hawthorne THE FORESTER by Amos Bronson Alcott A FABLE FOR CRITICS by James Russell Lowell HENRY D.