Walden, or Life in the Woods, Henry David Thoreau
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Walden, or Life in the Woods

Author: Henry David Thoreau

Narrator: Robert Bethune

Unabridged: 11 hr 27 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Dreamscape Media

Published: 11/07/2017

Genre: Literary Collections - American

Synopsis

Noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau spent two years, two months, and two days chronicling his near-isolation in the small cabin he built in the woods near Walden Pond on land owned by his mentor, the father of Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson. Immersing himself in nature and solitude, Thoreau sought to develop a greater understanding of society amidst a life of self-reliance and simplicity. Originally published in 1854, Walden remains one of the most celebrated works in American literature. This version of Walden, or Life in the Wood was recorded as part of Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.

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