Henry David ThoreauThoreau, Henry David

F. 1817 D. 1862
Amerikansk forfatter, pacifist og fortaler for civil ulydighed. Induvidialistisk anarkist.
Fængslet 1847 for militærskattenægtelse. Henry David Thoreau holdt en Concord Lyceum forlæsning om Resistance to Civil Government i januar 1848. Den publiceres i maj 1849 i Elizabeth P. Peabodys tidsskrift, Æsthetic Papers, som et senere meget kendt værk "Civil ulydighed" .
Se også: The Thoreau Society ; William Whipper.


Thoreau, Henry David: Anti-slavery and reform papers.
- London : S. Sonnenschein & Co., 1890. - 164 s.
- http://archive.org/details/antislaveryrefor00thor
Introductory note. Civil disobedience. A plea for Captain John Brown. The last days of John Brown. Paradise (to be) regained.Life without principle.
Thoreau, Henry David: Walden : Livet i skovene.
- København : Rhodos, 1972. - 342 s.
The Walden Woods Project
- http://www.walden.org/
The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility. The Project achieves this mission through the integration of conservation, education and research...
Research: Maintaining the rich collections housed in the archives and library at the Walden Woods Project's Thoreau Institute for scholars, educators, students and life-long learners to advance their understanding of the literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau.
Thoreau, Henry David: A Yankee in Canada : with Anti-slavery and reform papers.
- Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. - 298 s.
- http://archive.org/details/yankeeincanadawi00thor
First edition, edited by Sophia E. Thoreau and William Ellery Channing.
The first three chapters of A Yankee in Canada appeared in Putnam's magazine in 1853 under the title "Excursion to Canada."
"Prayers" was attributed to Thoreau by mistake, only a prayer in verse included being his (on p. 120, with first line "Great God, I ask thee for no meaner pelf"). The essay itself, first published in the Dial, is by Emerson, and is now published in his Natural history of the intellect

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