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The Myth of Henry David Thoreau's Isolation

3 mins | May 20, 2018

In his famous book ‘Walden’, Henry David Thoreau wrote: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life." But Erin Blakemore, writing in JSTOR Daily, suggests that his dwelling in the woods was far from “essential”.

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From JSTOR Daily