REVIEW: Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science (2014) by Robert M. Thorson

Yeojin Kim

Abstract


Robert M. Thorson draws on the methodologies of bibliography studies, Ecocriticism, and the history of geology, and investigates another aspect of Thoreau’s career – that of a field geologist with a keen insight into the glaciated landscape of Concord during the late Pleistocene.

Keywords


Henry David Thoreau; Agassiz; nineteenth-century science; ecocriticism

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References


Thorson, Robert M. Walden’s Shore: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Science. Cambridge: Harvard UP. (2014) 421 pp.


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