Henry D. Thoreau

Franklin Benjamin SANBORN (1831 - 1917)

A biography of the famous and popular poet-naturalist, author, philosopher, historian, written by a family friend who spent time with Thoreau almost daily during the last seven years of his life and who knew and talked with members of his family. Written shortly after his death, it was immediately popular and this later edition gained a new audience. ( Lynne Thompson)

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Introductory Verse and Preface Lynne T
00:13:17
Play 01 Birth and Family Lily Marie
00:33:25
Play 02 Chilhood and Youth Jim Locke
00:34:58
Play 03 Concord and its Famous People Jim Locke
00:40:18
Play 04 The Embattled Farmers Jim Lane
00:34:56
Play 05 The Transcendental Period Jill Preston
00:39:16
Play 06 Early Essays in Authorship Mark Smith
00:34:50
Play 07 Friends and Companions MaryAnn
00:35:39
Play 08 The Walden Hermitage Jim Locke
00:17:36
Play 09 Horace in the Role of Maecenas Jesse Zuba
00:31:44
Play 10 In Wood and Field Jim Locke
00:25:13
Play 11 Personal Traits and Social Life Kate Meehan
00:28:31
Play 12 Poet, Moralist, and Philosopher Angie
00:16:45
Play 13 Life, Death, and Immortality JaneHackathorn
00:29:09