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By Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau's account of his 1839 boat journey is a finely crafted tapestry of go back and forth writing, essays, and lyrical poetry. Thoreau interweaves descriptions of ordinary phenomena, the agricultural panorama, and native characters with digressions on literature and philosophy, the local American and Puritian histories of recent England, the Bhagavad Gita, the imperfections of Christianity, and plenty of different subjects. Although it stocks a number of the issues in Thoreau's vintage WaldenA Week at the Concord offers another viewpoint on his analaysis of the connection among nature and culture.

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