The Writings of Henry David Thoreau: Reform Papers.
- Feb 21, 1974
- 5 x 8 in.
The selections from the polemical writings of Thoreau that make up Reform Papers represent every stage in his twenty-two years of active writing. Consequently, they are a microcosm of his literary career, allowing the reader to achieve a full sense of Thoreau’s evolution as a writer and thinker. The volume opens with “The Service,” one of the best examples of Thoreau’s early style and interests, and contains ten other essays as well.
- The Service
- Paradise (To Be) Regained
- Herald of Freedom
- Wendell Phillips Before Concord Lyceum
- Resistance to Civil Government
- Slavery in Massachusetts
- A Plea for Captain John Brown
- Martyrdom of John Brown
- The Last Days of John Brown
- Life without Principle
- Reform and the Reformers