Thoreau's Animals

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Author: Henry David Thoreau

Brand: YALE


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ISBN: 0300223765

Number Of Pages: 280

Publisher: Yale University Press

Details: From Thoreaus renowned Journal a treasury of memorable funny and sharply observed accounts of his encounters with the wild and domestic animals of Concord Many of the most vivid writings in the renowned Journal of Henry David Thoreau concern creatures he came upon when rambling the fields forests and wetlands of Concord and nearby communities A keen and thoughtful observer he wrote frequently about these animals always sensitive to their mysteries and deeply appreciative of their beauty and individuality Whether serenading the perch of Walden Pond with his flute chasing a loon across the waters surface observing a battle between black and red ants or engaging in a battle of wits with his familys runaway pig Thoreau penned his journal entries with the accuracy of a scientist and the deep spirituality of a transcendentalist and mystic This volume like its companion Thoreaus Wildflowers is arranged by the days of the year following the progress of the turning seasons A selection of his original sketchbook drawings is included along with thirty-five exquisite illustrations by naturalist and artist Debby Cotter Kaspari

EAN: 9780300223767