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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Walden, you discover the most important work of Henry David Thoreau - his exploration of the transcendentalist's striving to realize the possibility of one's own perfection and divinity. What results is an account of Thoreau's two-year stay at Walden Pond, as he celebrates nature as he moves toward spiritual rebirth and fulfillment.

Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Thoreau's journey, and essays help you understand the Transcendentalist movement and Thoreau's place in it. Other features that help you study include

  • A section on the life and background of Henry David Thoreau
  • A section of essay questions and theme topics
  • A selected bibliography

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Table of Contents

Life of the Author.

The Transcendentalist Movement.

Introduction to Walden.

Summaries and Commentaries.

Chapter 1: Economy.

Chapter 2: Where I Lived, and What I Lived For.

Chapter 3: Reading.

Chapter 4: Sounds.

Chapter 5: Solitude.

Chapter 6: Visitors.

Chapter 7: The Bean-Field.

Chapter 8: The Village.

Chapter 9: The Ponds.

Chapter 10: Baker Farm.

Chapter 11: Higher Laws.

Chapter 12: Brute Neighbours.

Chapter 13: House-warming.

Chapter 14: Former Inhabitants; and Winter Visitors.

Chapter 15: Winter Animals.

Chapter 16: The Pond in Winter.

Chapter 17: Spring.

Chapter 18: Conclusion.

Extra-Literary Recognition of Thoreau.

Essay Questions and Theme Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822013587
Author:
McElrath, Joseph R.
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr.
Author:
R McElrath
Author:
Joseph R. McElrath, Jr.
Author:
McElrath, Joseph R., Jr.
Author:
Joseph
Location:
Lincoln, Neb. :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Wilderness areas
Subject:
Thoreau, henry david, 1817-1862
Subject:
American
Subject:
Thoreau, Henry David
Subject:
Walden Woods (Mass.)
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Series Volume:
v. 18
Publication Date:
January 1964
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format.

In CliffsNotes on Walden, you discover the most important work of Henry David Thoreau - his exploration of the transcendentalist's striving to realize the possibility of one's own perfection and divinity. What results is an account of Thoreau's two-year stay at Walden Pond, as he celebrates nature as he moves toward spiritual rebirth and fulfillment.

Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Thoreau's journey, and essays help you understand the Transcendentalist movement and Thoreau's place in it. Other features that help you study include

  • A section on the life and background of Henry David Thoreau
  • A section of essay questions and theme topics
  • A selected bibliography

Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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