1 edition of Fitchburg pioneers in Kansas. found in the catalog.
|Statement||Mass, Printed by the Sentinel printing company|
|Publishers||Mass, Printed by the Sentinel printing company|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 73 p. :|
|Number of Pages||89|
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Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work. Like most of his lectures, "Walking" evolved over time from passages in his journal, but the gestation period in this case was especially long.
This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations.
Fitchburg Thoreau lectured on "" in Fitchburg on February Fitchburg pioneers in Kansas., 1857. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. But in this reign of misrule the president and his advisers have failed to note the true effect. "Walking" starts with a decisive announcement that has sometimes been read as a departure from Thoreau's earlier writings, especially his focus on social and political reform: to speak a word for Nature, for absolute freedom and wildness, as contrasted with a freedom and culture merely civil—to regard man as an inhabitant, or a part and parcel of Nature, rather than a member of society.
In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. Despite the impression that he was taking a new direction, "Walking" expands and refines ideas that had preoccupied him for years. " Over a decade later, "Walking" amplified this theme in another frequently quoted :"The West of which I speak is but another name for the Wild; and what I have been preparing to say is, that in Wildness is the preservation of the world.
But in this reign of misrule the president and his advisers have failed to note the true effect.