I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau

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It was his friend Ralph Waldo Emerson, another inveterate journal keeper, who urged Thoreau to keep a record of his thoughts and observations. Begun in 1837, Thoreau's journal spans a period of twenty-five years and runs to more than two million words, coming to a halt only in 1861, shortly before the author's death. The handwritten journal had somewhat humble origins, but as it grew in scope and ambition it came to function as a record of Thoreau's interior life as well as the source for his books and essays. Indeed, it ...

I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau 2012, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300187984

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I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau 2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300111729

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