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Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862

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American Transcendentalism Web

Maintained by Professor Ann Woodlief at Virginia Commonwealth University, this site was created to serve as a gathering place for information and primary documents about the transcendentalist movement in American literature and philosophy during the 19th century. Along with profiles of some of the main persons associated with the movement, including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Margaret Fuller, the...
Digital Thoreau

Launched in 2012 and headed by English professor Paul Schacht, Digital Thoreau is a digital humanities project from SUNY Geneseo that allows English scholars and others to read and discuss texts by Henry David Thoreau. As of this write-up, Digital Thoreau includes three major projects. The first is Walden: A Fluid Text Edition, which allows readers to examine how Thoreau revised and rewrote Walden...
The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau is widely considered one of the most important persons in the history of American letters in addition to an international reputation as a naturalist, philosopher, and author. This particular website serves as both a source of information about the authorized Thoreau Edition of his complete works (which was founded in 1966) and the Thoreau Project, which is located at Northern...
Walden, A Game

Educators may want to check out this interactive ecology game that is the perfect introduction to a unit on Henry David Thoreau and other naturalists. The game invites players to step into Thoreau's shoes as he lived a self-reliant life at Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Players will explore Thoreau's time in the woods, learning about the challenges he faced, as well as his sources of inspiration....
WALDEN: About Henry David Thoreau Mailing List

WALDEN is a mailing list dedicated to Henry David Thoreau. It is named after his best known work, Walden, a recounting of a period of time he spent living "deliberately" next to Walden Pond, outside Concord, Massachusetts. The list will discuss: the relevance of Thoreau's ideas to life in the 21st century; books about Thoreau's life and works; other authors that were Thoreau's 19th century...