Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862
- Existence: 1817-07-12 - 1862-05-06
Henry David Thoreau was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience", an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
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Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection of twenty-one posters from the Great Authors from the TIME Reading program.