The Digital Collection. A Yankee in Canada. Over the course of two marriages, her father, Calvinist preacher Lyman Beecher, fathered 13 children, 11 of whom survived into adulthood. There have also been suggestions of a love affair between Thoreau and Lidian Emerson, fifteen years his senior, during the time when Ralph Waldo was away in England. The Early Years of the Saturday Club — Anarchism portal Socialism portal Environment portal Politics portal. The Victorian Age.
Henry David Thoreau and 19th Century Science.
In an interview with Preservation Magazine, Henley described the importance of preserving Walden Woods: This book may be detrimental to your Thoreau worship. Eliot R. He has plowed through mountains of source material--as just about everyone involved in this high octane intellectual circle Concord left multivolume memoirs, journals and letters--and distilled out the truly important quotations and details that show us the subtle developement of this friendhsip.
He traveled to Canada East once, Cape Cod four times, and Maine three times; these landscapes inspired his "excursion" books, A Yankee in CanadaCape Codand The Maine Woodsin which travel itineraries frame his thoughts about geography, history and philosophy.