The Maine woods.

by Henry David Thoreau

Publisher: AMS Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 364 Downloads: 766
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  • Piscataquis County (Me.),
  • Maine


  • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Travel -- Maine,
  • Piscataquis County (Me.) -- Description and travel,
  • Maine -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

SeriesThe Writings of Henry David Thoreau ; 3
LC ClassificationsPS3040 .F82 vol. 3, F27.P5 .F82 vol. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 364 p., [4] leaves of plates ;
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4111379M
ISBN 100404595839
LC Control Number80026370

The Maine Woods was the second volume collected from his writings after Thoreau's death. Of the material which composed it, the first two divisions were already in print. "Ktaadn and the Maine Woods" was the title of a paper printed in in The Union Magazine, and "Chesuncook" was published in The Atlantic Monthly in The book was.   The Maine Woods, vast and largely unsettled, are often described as unchanged since Henry David Thoreau’s journeys across the backcountry, in spite of the realities of Indian dispossession and the visible signs of logging, settlement, tourism, and real estate development. In the summer of scholars, activists, members of the Penobscot Nation, and other individuals retraced. Maine Woods Pellet Company LLC. likes 1 talking about this 48 were here. Pre-sale on Maine Woods Pellets holding through the end of August at $ a ton.5/5. Heinrich's tedious personal account of 12 long months holed up in the wilderness of western Maine is so didactic and self-involved that it makes the reader want to hightail it to the nearest strip mall, where people are at least what they seem. Heinrich (Ravens in Winter, , etc.), a zoologist tired of paper pushing at the University of Vermont, retreats to the New England woods to see the Author: Bernd Heinrich.

He acutely observed the rivers, lakes, mountains, wolves, moose, and stars in the dark sky. He also told of nights sitting by the campfire, and of meeting men who communicated with each other by writing on the trunks of trees. In The Maine Woods, Thoreau captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit. A Year in the Maine Woods begins in late May, when the author drives from his home in Vermont to a cabin in the Maine woods to spend one year observing the plants and animals of that region. He takes only his pet raven, Jack, along with him. When he arrives he takes stock of everything he wants to.

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The Maine Woods is one of several excursion books by Henry David Thoreau. The copy presented here is the first book edition, published in the United States in Two of the sections had previously appeared in print: "Ktaadn" was published in The Union Magazine, (New York,) inand "Chesuncook" in the Atlantic Monthly, in The final.

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The Maine Woods. by Henry D. Thoreau. Ktaadn. ON THE 31ST OF AUGUST,I left Concord in Massachusetts for Bangor and the backwoods of Maine, by way of the railroad and steamboat, intending to accompany a relative of mine engaged in the lumber-trade in Bangor, as far as a dam on the west branch of the Penobscot, in which property he was.

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About The Maine Woods “What a wilderness walk for a man to take alone. Here was traveling of the old heroic kind over the unaltered face of nature.” -Henry David Thoreau Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine.

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Posthumously published inThe Maine Woods depicts Henry David Thoreau’s experiences in the forests of Maine, and expands on the author’s transcendental theories on the relation of humanity to Nature.

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