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Walden: Life in the Woods

  • Also Known As: Life in the Woods
  • Type: Book



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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1845/03/05 William Ellery Channing (poet) Advisor I see nothing for you on this earth but that field which I once christened 'Briars' - go out upon that, build yourself a hut, and there begin the grand process of devouring yourself alive. - WEC letter to HDT Walden Pond Concord, MA
1845/03/30 Henry David Thoreau Architect Near the end of March, I borrowed an axe and went down to the woods by Walden Pond, nearest to where I intended to build my house, and began to cut down some tall arrowy white pines, still in their youth, for timber. - HDT Walden Pond Concord, MA
1845/07/01 Nathaniel Hawthorne Mentor As for Thoreau, there is one chance in a thousand that he might write a most excellent and readable book.... - NH to publisher Evert Duyckinck
1845/07/01 Evert Augustus Duyckinck Life As for Thoreau, there is one chance in a thousand that he might write a most excellent and readable book.... - NH to publisher Evert Duyckinck
1845/08/05 Henry David Thoreau Home HDT sends Benjamin Watson fruit: One box is full of red huckleberries warranted not to change their hue, or lose their virtues in any climate.... The other contains half a dozen cherries (Sand Cherries, Bigelow?) The last grew within a rod of my lodge,... Walden Pond Concord, MA Red Huckleberry
1845/11/00 Henry David Thoreau Architect I built the chimney after my hoeing in the fall, before a fire became necessary for warmth, doing my cooking in the meanwhile out of doors on the ground, early in the morning.... HDT Walden Pond Concord, MA
1846/07/23 Henry David Thoreau Life Thoreau spends a night in the jail on the west side of the common, arrested for non-payment of taxes. Released after a relative paid the tax, he wrote "Civil Disobedience External" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"). Concord Monument Square-Lexington Road Historic District Concord, MA
1854/00/00 Henry David Thoreau Author Walden - published Old Corner Bookstore Boston
1854/00/00 Ticknor and Fields Publisher Walden - published Old Corner Bookstore Boston

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Particulars for Walden: Life in the Woods:
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Narrative Arts Factual concerned with what is actually true rather than interpretations of or reactions to it
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Area of Significance Philosophy

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Original Language: English



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