Joseph Wood Krutch
IL: UG - BL: 10.3 - AR Pts: 51
With their call for "simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!", for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature. The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best. Included in their entirety are Walden, his indisputable masterpiece, and his two great arguments for nonconformity, Civil Disobedience and Life Without Principle. A lifetime...
Describes many of the ancient and modern uses of and beliefs about various medicinal plants. Includes history, information fromold herbals, and quotations from literature. Illustrated with sixteenth century woodcuts.