Henry David Thoreau by Prof. Harold Bloom
  

Synopsis

Henry David Thoreau by Prof. Harold Bloom

Thoreau was renowned as a naturalist and a noted social critic and iconoclast. He is best known for Walden , a work expressing his philosophy of individualism, and for his influential essay Civil Disobedience . This volume from the Bloom's Classic Critical Views series features compelling essays from the 19th and early 20th centuries that offer students historical insights into Thoreau and his works.

About the Author

Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Hardback
208 pages

Author

Prof. Harold Bloom
More books by Prof. Harold Bloom

Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th December 2008

ISBN

9781604131413


I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

I love finding new books to read. My mummy and me look at the new ones coming out. I have written reviews of some of them!

Jessica Cobbin – age 7

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10

It is fantastic, you get to read lots of books and you always find something new and amazing in them.

Erica Motoc, age 7

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools