This Day In History - Thoreau's 'Walden' Published 1854

Thoreau's 'Walden' Published 1854

Monday, August 9, 2021

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Event Description

Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) isan American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance.

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United States