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Selected Poetry of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2004, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. I Am a Parcel of Vain Strivings Tied
  2. Men Say They Know Many Things

Biographical information

Given name: Henry David
Family name: Thoreau
Birth date: 12 July 1817
Death date: 6 May 1862
Nationality: American
          Concord Academy
          Harvard University: 1833 to 1837
          Man of Letters
          Concord, Massachusetts
          Walden Pond
Cause of death: Tuberculosis
Buried at: New Burying Ground, Concord
First RPO edition: 2004