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A week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers

Henry David Thoreau

A week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers

by Henry David Thoreau

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Concord River (Mass.) -- Description and travel,
  • Merrimack River (N.H. and Mass.) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry David Thoreau
    SeriesThe writings of Henry David Thoreau, v.1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 531 p.
    Number of Pages531
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16724261M

      Description and travel, Journeys, Gift books, Fiction, Concord River, Nonfiction, Classic Literature, Travel, History, Week on the Concord and Merrimack . CONCORD RIVER. The Musketaquid, or Grass-ground River, though probably as old as the Nile or Euphrates, did not begin to have a place in civilized history until the fame of its grassy meadows and its fish attracted settlers out of England in , when it received the other but kindred name of CONCORD from the first plantation on its banks, which appears to have been commenced in a spirit of.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, autobiographical narrative by Henry David Thoreau, published in This Transcendental work is a philosophical treatise couched as a travel adventure.. Written mainly during the two years he lived in a cabin on the shores of Walden Pond in Massachusetts (–47), A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers chronicles a boating trip Thoreau took. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau Part 2 out of 7. homepage; Index of A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; Previous part (1) Next part (3) seen such men, nor shall see them, as Perithous, and Dryas, and," that is probably Washington, sole "Shepherd of the People.".

    This book offers a selection of superb photographs by the famous turn-of-the-century photographer Herbert Gleason. Retracing one of Thoreau's early journeys, Gleason produced moving and dramatic pictures of life along the rivers of New England. Originally published in Cited by: 2. Thoreau's account of his boat trip is a finely crafted tapestry of travel writings, essays, and lyrical poetry. An invaluable companion to Walden, it also stands alone as one of the most remarkable literary achievements of the nineteenth century. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers () by Henry David ThoreauPages:


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A week on the Concord and Merrimac rivers / with a prefatory note by Will H. Dircks () (Reprint) Thoreau, Henry David, Published by Pranava Books (). This book is a record of a trip that Thoreau took with his brother, John, on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers in Although it certainly contains commentary about what the two brothers saw and did during the trip, this is hardly a travelogue.

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is a book by Henry David Thoreau. It is ostensibly the narrative of a boat trip from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire, and back, that Thoreau took with his brother John in While the book may appear to be a travel journal, broken up into chapters for each day, this is deceptive.

A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers ( pages) Major Essays: Civil Disobedience (16 pages) Slavery in Massachusetts (10 pages) Life Without Principle (13 pages) A Walk to Wachusett (10 pages) A Winter Walk (10 pages) Walking (21 pages) Natural History of Massachusetts (14 pages) The Succession of Forest Trees (10 pages) Autumnal Tints.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thoreau, Henry David, Week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers.

London, Walter Scott Ltd. A compelling travel narrative and a meditation on loss, time, and history, A Week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers was written three years after the death of Thoreau’s brother, John, with whom he made the river account of their journey shares many themes with Thoreau’s classic Walden, exploring self-renewal in nature, spirituality, culture, politics, and religion.

Based on a trip with his brother in"A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers" is an excellent example of Thoreau's talent for naturalistic writing. In exquisite detail Thoreau depicts the nature that surrounds him over the course of his trip.

One of only two books to be published during his lifetime, Thoreau began work on "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers" following his 5/5(3). From the library of American book collector and historian Christopher Clark Geest with his bookplate to the pastedown.

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers begins with an elegiac invocation to the muse of Thoreau's brother John. By maintaining John's presence throughout the book and exploring the themes of friendship, the passage of time, death, and immortality, Thoreau transforms personal grief into understanding and acceptance of loss within a larger.

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Based on a trip with his brother inA Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is an excellent example of Thoreau’s talent for naturalistic writing. In exquisite detail Thoreau depicts the nature that surrounds him over the course of his trip. One of only two books to be published during his lifetime, Thoreau began work on the novel following his brother’s death inhowever the 5/5(1).A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.

Boston and Cambridge: James Munroe and Company, First edition of the author's first book.[3] pp. With terminal advertisement leaf announcing “Will Soon Be Published Walden, or Life in the Woods ”.

1 vols. Edition: First Edition of The Author's First Book.A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers: Henry David Thoreau, H.

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