Synopses & Reviews
This handsome, affordable paperback edition of Walden
is the most authoritative version of Henry David Thoreauandrsquo;s classic American literarymasterpiece to date.and#160;Jeffrey Cramerandrsquo;s newly edited text is based on the original 1854 edition of Walden
, with emendations taken from Thoreauandrsquo;s draft manuscripts, his own markings on page proofs, and notes in his personal copy of the book. An elegantly produced paperback, it has been priced especially with the student market in mind. An introduction by Denis Donoghue places Thoreauandrsquo;s life and achievement in context. Also included here are notes on the text, an afterword by the editor, and a helpful selected bibliography.
"Jeffrey Cramer's Walden
is the most accurate and readable text of Thoreau's masterpiece. Cramer's version now replaces all other available editions of Walden
as the most attractive and reliable way to approach this great American book."and#8212;Joel Porte, author of Consciousness and Culture: Emerson and Thoreau Reviewed
This handsome, affordable paperback edition is based on the original 1854 edition with emendations taken from Thoreau's draft manuscripts, his own markings on page proofs, and notes in his personal copy of the book.
About the Author
Jeffrey S. Cramer
is curator of collections, The Thoreau Institute at Walden Woods. He is editor of Walden: A Fully Annotated Edition
.and#160; He is preparing for publication What I Lived For: The Annotated Selected Journals of Henry D. Thoreau