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Articles with keyword "Henry David Thoreau"

Simulation of Thoreau's cabin from Walden, a game.

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In Walden the Video Game, You the Player Are Henry David Thoreau

There's no contradiction in using a video game to connect with Thoreau.

Henry David Thoreau

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Thoreau Becomes a Professional Author and Finds His Greatest Subject Is Himself

It was at Walden Pond that Thoreau came into his own as a writer.

Tenement in Five Points, New York City

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Reading Charles Darwin Utterly Changed How Charles Loring Brace Thought about Social Reform

Like his fellow abolitionists, Brace drew on Darwin’s writings to guide his thinking.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Ralph Waldo Emerson

What accounts for Emerson's endurance as a writer?

title page treatment for "Not Exactly A Hermit" by Danny Heitman

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Not Exactly a Hermit

Henry David Thoreau went in for society, but on his own terms.

Walden Pond in spring

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Thoreau on Flora

Author of Walden proves to be invaluable to today's scientists studying climate change.

Wendell Berry

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Wendell Berry, Landsman

NEH Chairman Jim Leach sits down with writer and farmer Wendell Berry, this year's Jefferson Lecturer.

Snow Branch

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Of Stillness and Light

With Henry David Thoreau, winter walks can quickly turn into "frolic gambols."

The Death of James Lee Byars, 1982/1994

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Outside the Frame

How Asia changed the course of American art.