Henry Thoreau (Paperback)

A Life of the Mind

By Robert D. Richardson, Jr., Barry Moser (Illustrator), Barry Moser (Designed by)

University of California Press, 9780520063464, 464pp.

Publication Date: January 21, 1988

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The two years Thoreau spent at Walden Pond and the night he spent in the Concord jail are among the most familiar features of the American intellectual landscape. In this new biography, based on a reexamination of Thoreau's manuscripts and on a retracing of his trips, Robert Richardson offers a view of Thoreau's life and achievement in their full nineteenth century context.

About the Author

Robert D. Richardson, Jr. is the author of Emerson: The Mind on Fire (California, 1995) among other books.