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Thoreau, Henry David

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Henry David Thoreau and Walden Pond
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A film documentary showing video footage of his home at Walden Pond, with selections of the book read by a male narrator, with woodwind instrumentation (just a little too loud) in the background.  Includes illustrations from primary documents of the ... [more]
July 21, 2009 at 09:40 AM
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The Journal of Henry David Thoreau
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Henry David Thoreau is justly famous for his book "Walden," which tells the story of the two years he spent living by the pond, in the Concord woods. But he also wrote a journal, which he started at age 20 in 1837, and kept up until 1861, shortly bef... [more]
May 29, 2011 at 05:55 PM
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Iconoclastic Individualism - Henry David Thoreau, Part 1 of 3
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Lecture on Thoreau's philosophy and his writing.  Enthusiastically arrated by adult male, with one still image shown of Thoreau on screen.  (8:56)
July 21, 2009 at 09:33 AM
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Iconoclastic Individualism - Henry David Thoreau, Part 3 of 3
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Conclusion of this lecture by the same narrator, with one still image of Walden Pond at night.  Discusses Winthrop's problem with the individual and Thoreau's philosophy.  He asks good questions about Thoreau's intent; why does he write for society w... [more]
July 21, 2009 at 09:37 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience
From history.com, produced by History Channel
In this The People Speak video clip, actor David Strathairn performs an excerpt from Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience during the Black Hawk War. The introduction is provided by Danny Glover. (2:00)
July 17, 2012 at 12:06 AM
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Iconoclastic Individualism - Henry David Thoreau, Part 2 of 3
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Part 2 of 3 of this lecture on Thoreau's philosophy.  The same male narrator speaks while a still image of Walden Pond is shown.  Very well written explanation for readers of Thoreau, with substantiation by reading selections of Thoreau's words.  "I ... [more]
July 21, 2009 at 09:35 AM
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The Life Of Henry David Thoreau-A Brief Biography
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Narration with still images discusses Transcendentalism and Thoreau's time on Walden Pond.  Compares his Civil Disobedience essay to Vietname era protestors.  Woodwind music in background. (1:43)
July 21, 2009 at 09:46 AM
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Writing of Emerson and Thoreau
From c-spanvideo.org, produced by C-Span
A series on interviews with professionals about these two authors is the subject of this two hour videos. The speakers discuss the history of the Early Republic, the transcendental movement, and American intellectual history through the writings of... [more]
February 21, 2011 at 11:54 AM
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Henry David Thoreau's Civil Disobedience
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This two minute essay provides insights into how Thoreau came to be active in expressing himself against the establishment. It contains excerpts from Civil Disobedience including his comments against slavery, war, and the importance of a citizens dut... [more]
February 19, 2011 at 11:02 PM
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