Walden Summary
Henry David Thoreau

Everything you need to understand or teach Walden by Henry David Thoreau.

  • Walden Summary & Study Guide
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  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 12 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
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  • 30 Walden Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Walden Summary

Walden was published in 1854, seven years after Henry David Thoreau ended his stay in a small cabin near Walden Pond. During those years, Thoreau painstakingly revised and polished his manuscript, based on journals he kept while living at the pond. He hoped his book would establish him as the foremost spokesman for the American transcendentalist movement.

In Walden, Thoreau condensed events of his twenty-six-month sojourn into one year, for literary purposes. He began...

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