EIL 2.2 Thoreau Context

Literature and Composition Module 2.2

Walden

Study Guide: Literature and Composition (Excellence in Literature, English 2)

Focus Text
E2 Module 2 focus text is Walden by Henry David ThoreauWalden by Henry David Thoreau

Honors: “Civil Disobedience” by Henry David Thoreau AND “Self-Reliance” by Ralph Waldo Emerson

EIL 2.2 Context Resource Links

These links represent only the online resources referenced in this module. Instructions, background information, offline resources, and assignments are all found in the Excellence in Literature study guide listed above.

Readings

https://www.thoreausociety.org

http://www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/amlit/concord.htm

Romanticism

https://excellence-in-literature.com/introduction-to-american-romanticism-by-ann-woodlief

Thoreau: https://www.songofamerica.net/library/ami/henry-david-thoreau

Emerson: http://www.songofamerica.net/writer/emerson-ralph-waldo

http://www.phred.org/~alex/kenkifer/www.kenkifer.com/thoreau/index.htm

The Author’s Life

http://www.bartleby.com/226/

Thoreau: https://excellence-in-literature.com/thoreau-biography

Emerson: https://excellence-in-literature.com/emerson-biography

https://thoreaufarm.org/2020/09/stark-mad-abolitionists-concord-and-the-fugitive-slave-law-of-1850/

https://www.thoreausociety.org

https://archive.vcu.edu/english/engweb/transcendentalism/authors/thoreau/hawthorneonhdt.html

https://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/01/thoreaus-pencil/?_r=0

Poetry

https://excellence-in-literature.com/ellen-sturgis-hooper-poetry/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/ralph-waldo-emerson-poems/

https://excellence-in-literature.com/thoreaus-flute-by-louisa-may-alcott/

Audio

Librivox offers a free amateur recording of Walden.

http://librivox.org/walden-by-henry-david-thoreau/

Video

https://excellence-in-literature.com/walden-pond-video

http://amzn.to/2yxrItO

http://amzn.to/2fDPoJa

Visual Arts

https://www.walden.org/

https://thoreaudrawings.northeastern.edu/

http://mappingthoreaucountry.org

Music

http://www.americanrevolution.org/songs.html

http://www.contemplator.com/folk.html

Just for Fun

https://www.waldengame.com/

Places to Go

http://concordchamberofcommerce.org/visitor-information/concord-ma-visitor-information/

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