E2 Context Resources

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://thoreau.eserver.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

Alcotts: http://www.songofamerica.net/library/ami/the-alcotts

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/

http://www.wilderness.net/index.cfm?fuse=feature1208

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

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

http://thoreau.eserver.org/hdtx3.html

http://thoreau.eserver.org/japp.html

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

Poetry

This page offers a selection of poems, each of which is related to Thoreau in some way. It includes a memorial poem by Louisa May Alcott.

http://thoreau.eserver.org/poetry.html#encountr

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

http://thoreau.eserver.org/pondpics.html

http://thoreau.eserver.org/survey.html

Music

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

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

Just for Fun

https://www.waldengame.com/

Places to Go

http://www.concordmass.com/local-activities.php

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

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