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Henry David Thoreau

Author (12-Jul-1817 — 6-May-1862)


Peter J. Bellis. Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman, and Thoreau. University of Georgia Press. 2003. 221pp.

Daniel B. Botkin. No Man's Garden: Thoreau and a New Vision for Civilization and Nature. Washington, DC: Island Press. 2000.

Andrew McMurry. Environmental Renaissance: Emerson, Thoreau, and the American System of Nature. University of Georgia Press. 2003. 280pp.

Taimi Olsen. Transcending Space: Architectural Places in Works by Henry David Thoreau, E. E. Cummings, and John Barth. Bucknell University Press. 1999. 145pp.

Scott Slovic. Seeking Awareness in American Nature Writing: Henry Thoreau, Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, Wendel Berry and Barry Lopez. Salt Lake City, UT: University of Utah Press. 1992. 212pp.

Taylor Stoehr. Nay-Saying in Concord: Emerson, Alcott, and Thoreau. Hamden, CT: Archon Books. 1979.


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  6. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  7. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1116)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1455)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.1035)

  11. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.236)

  12. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.755)

  13. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.381)

  14. American Authors 1600-1900 (pp.747-49)

  15. Who's Who in Lesbian & Gay Writing (p.197)

  16. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1023)

  17. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.731)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.482)

  19. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.685)

  20. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1063)

  21. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.508)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.98)

  23. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.451)

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