Thoreaus Animals

Thoreaus Animals


Thoreaus Animals

 


by
Henry David Thoreau

  • Author: Henry David Thoreau
  • Type: PDF file
  • Pages: 280 pages
  • ISBN: none
  • ASIN: 9780300223767
  • Edition Language: English


  • 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. About Thoreaus Animals Whether serenading the perch of Walden Pond with his flute, chasing a loon across the waterРІР‚в„ўs surface, observing a battle between black and red ants, or engaging in a battle of wits with his familyРІР‚в„ўs runaway pig, Thoreau penned his journal entries with the accuracy of a scientist and the deep spirituality of a transcendentalist and mystic.

    РїС—Р… This volume, like its companion ThoreauРІР‚в„ўs 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.