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Maine Woods

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ISBN-10: 088240959X

ISBN-13: 9780882409597

Edition: N/A

Authors: Richard F. Fleck, Henry David Thoreau

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Posthumously published in 1864, The Maine Woods , depicts Henry David Thoreau's experiences in the forests of Maine, and expands on the author's transcendental theories on the relation of humanity to Nature. On Mount Katahdin, he faces a primal, untamed Nature. Katahdin is a place "not even scarred by man, but it was a specimen of what God saw fit to make this world." In Maine he comes in contact with "rocks, trees, wind and solid earth" as though he were witness to the creation itself. Of equal importance, The Maine Woods depicts Thoreau's contact with the American Indians and depicts his tribal education of learning the language, custom and mores of the Penobscot people. Thoreau attempts…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Publisher: West Margin Press
Publication date: 2/1/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Richard F. Fleck is author of Desert Rims to Mountains High, and also the foreword writer for the WestWinds Press Literary Naturalist Series. A professor of American literature for some fifty years, Fleck earned a PhD from the University of New Mexico (1970), and taught at the University of Wyoming, Osaka University, Japan, as well as Prescott College, the University of Northern Colorado, and the University of Bologna, Italy. At age seventy-five he remains active by climbing mountains and guiding Sierra Club hikes in Colorado and Utah and teaches occasional classes for Colorado Heights University. At age seventy-five he remains active by climbing mountains and guiding Sierra Club hikes in…