A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers Further Reading - Essay

Henry David Thoreau

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Colbert, Charles. “Thoreau's Panoramic Vision and the Art of Guido Reni.” The Concord Saunterer 7 (1999): 218‐35.

Speculates on the appeal to Thoreau of Reni's fresco Aurora and explains its role in the Saddleback episode.

Fink, Steven. “Variations on the Self: Thoreau's Personae in A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.ESQ 28, no. 1 (first quarter 1982): 24‐35.

Examines how Thoreau achieves fluidity of identity while maintaining narrative control.

Fulton, Joe Boyd. “Doing ‘Pioneer Work’: The Male Writer in Thoreau's Week and...

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