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Synopsis: Walden emphasizes the importance of solitude, contemplation, and closeness to nature in transcending the "desperate" existence that, he argues, is the lot of most people. The book is not a traditional autobiography, but combines autobiography with a social critique of contemporary Western culture's consumerist and materialist attitudes and its distance from and destruction of nature. The book is not simply a criticism of society, but also an attempt to engage creatively with the better aspects of contemporary culture.
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Title: Walden or Life in the Woods (unabridged and ...
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishi, 2012. Paperback. Book Condition: Acceptable. Some shelf wear Satisfaction 100% guaranteed. Bookseller Inventory # mon0001761631
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