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The Concord Saunterer is a valuable aid to studies of Thoreau.”
— Harold Bloom, Yale University

The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies is an annual peer-reviewed journal of Thoreau scholarship that features in-depth essays about Thoreau, his times and his contemporaries, and his influence today.

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The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies seeks biographical, historical, textual, bibliographical, and interpretive articles relating to Henry David Thoreau, his legacy, his associates, the Concord circle of authors, and Transcendentalism more generally. Submissions of all lengths are invited; however, a range of 8,000-10,000 words, including notes and works cited, is preferred. In some cases, shorter pieces will be recommended for submission to the quarterly Thoreau Society Bulletin (TSB) instead.

Contributions should conform to MLA documentation style. We also publish creative non-fiction, poetry, photography, and art with a focus on the natural world. See The Concord Saunterer page at the Thoreau Society website (thoreausociety.org) for guidelines. Please send submissions via e-mail as an attachment (MS Word preferred) to cs@thoreausociety.org. We are a peer-reviewed journal; we strive to report decisions within three months.

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Editor

Kathleen Coyne Kelly

Associate Editor          Assistant editor

Alex Moskowitz                                       Alice de Galzain

Advisory Editors

Barry Andrews   Wesley T. Mott   Michael Berger   Patrick F. O’Connell

Robert Burkholder   Philip Cafaro   William Rossi   Sandra H. Petrulionis

Kristen Case   Richard J. Schneider   James Finley   François Specq

Susan E. Gallagher   Robert Thorson   Ronald W. Hoag   Laura Dassow

Walls Michael Jonik   Elizabeth Witherell 

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EDITOR’S PAGES

ESSAY

Birds as Moral Measure-Thoreau and Audubon as Men of Their Time: Choosing Sins of Hate or Love and Doing Better

by J. Drew Lanham

Making Walden and Its Sandbank

by William Rossi

CLUSTER: “Other Than Thoreau”

Essays

Martin Delany: Labor, Ecology, and Black Freedom

by Alex Moskowitz

Environmental Double Consciousness and Thoreauvian Intertextuality in Hannah Crafts’ The Bondwoman’s Narrative

by Megan Cole

Primary Texts

Frederick Douglass, “Niagara”

by Matthias Klestil

Charlotte Forten, Nature Writer

by Mollie Barnes

POETRY AND CREATIVE NON-FICTION

What Thoreau Knew About Butterflies

by Lewis Hyde

Poems about Thoreau: “Thoreau at the Morgan,” “Walking Around Walden,” “Thoreau’s Cairn”

by David K. Leff

“The House of Stillness,” “Pen from Korea,” “Loon’s Way”

by David McCann

PHOTOGRAPHY

Snowberry Clearwing (Hemaris diffinis), near Walden Pond

by Michael Frederick

Eastern Black Swallowtail (Papilio polyxenes asterius) & Painted Lady (Vanessa cardui), on Walden’s Shore

by Vanessa Vallee

EDITOR’S PAGES

ESSAYS

Laundry!

by Brent Ranalli

Finding Walden in Emerson’s Plato

by Mark Gallagher

Thoreau’s Last Wolves in the Natural History Notebooks

by Christopher V. Dolle and Raymond F. Dolle

“Here are the model children!” Revisiting Louisa May Alcott’s Representations of Her Parents’ Educational Theories

by Azelina Flint

Thoreau, Prometheus, and the Universal Discourse of “Civil Disobedience”

by Rupendra Guha-Majumdar

Thoreau’s Walden: Epicureanism or Stoicism?

by Toby J. Svoboda

POETRY AND CREATIVE NON-FICTION

Sixty Excursions and Thoreau’s Journal

by James Perrin Warren

Bird Poems

by Charles Weld

PHOTOGRAPHY

The Rhizomatic Water Lily (Nymphaea oderata) at Heywood Meadow

by Cecelia Musselman

Vol. 28, 2020

Editor’s Pages
John J. Kucich
ESSAYS
The Strange Evolution of Henry Thoreau’s House
CHARLES SHURCLIFF
An Inexhaustible (Digital) Landscape
KATHLEEN COYNE KELLY, MATT HARDY and GREG PALERMO
Voicing Silence
CHRISTOPHER A. DUSTIN
Henry Thoreau
JOSEPH CUSUMANO
The Aim of the Laborer
DAVID B. RAYMOND
Thoreau’s Legacy for Climate Change
SCOTT HESS
The Author Society in the 21st Century: A Roundtable
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
BONNIE CARR O’NEILL
Storytelling in the 21st Century
NOELLE A. BAKER
The Potential of the Author Society
MARLOWE DALY-GALEANO
Authorizing Scholarship
KAREN L. KILCUP
Fostering Education and Challenging Our Lives
JAMES S. FINLEY and SANDRA HARBERT PETRULIONIS
POETRY
Three Poems
Beyond the Concord and Merrimack
CATHERINE STAPLES
Henry Lifts an Arrowhead from the Manse Fields
CATHERINE STAPLES
Relic Hunting
CATHERINE STAPLES
Contributors

Vol. 27, 2019

Editor’s Pages
John J. Kucich
ESSAYS
Three Ways of Looking at a Loon: “Gavia Immer” (Common Loon) in the Works of Henry David Thoreau
ANN BEEBE
“And the Landscape Radiated From Me Accordingly”: Discovering Thoreau as Surveyor in the American Literature Survey
DENISE KOHN
Henry David Thoreau, Archaeologist?
CURTIS RUNNELS
Remeasuring Thoreau: The Maine Woods and Thoreau’s Evolving Appreciation of the Racial Other
MICHAEL STONEHAM
Thoreau’s Indian Stride
BRENT RANALLI
PHOTOGRAPHS
Thoreau Country
ESTHER HOWE WHEELER ANDERSON
BIOGRAPHY: A ROUNDTABLE
Thoreau and Biography: A Roundtable
JAMES S. FINLEY
Reframing Thoreau’s Stoic Biography
JACOB RISINGER
A Posthumous Life: Thoreau and the Possibilities of Posthuman Biography
KARAH M. MITCHELL
Thoreau without Emerson?
JOHN RONAN
Who Touches This: Thoreau and the (Auto)Biographical Imperative
STAN TAG
Thoreau and Biography: A Response
LAURA DASSOW WALLS
POETRY
Concord
MICHAEL STEFFEN
Seasonals
STEVE WILSON
Contributors

Vol. 26, 2018

Editor’s Pages
John J. Kucich
The Walden Pond Collection
Tim Laman
“Heron at Dusk”
Tim Laman
A New Noh Play
Introduction
Kuniyoshi Munakata
Men Who Would Not Fight: Henry Thoreau and R. H. Blyth
Kuniyoshi Munakata
ESSAYS
Walking in Wolf-Light
Christopher V. Dolle and Raymond F. Dolle
“November Morning”
Tim Laman
“A Smack of Wildness”: Affect and Enchantment in Thoreau’s First Taste of the Maine Woods
Jake McGinnis
“Winter Moon”
Tim Laman
Thoreau’s Poetry and the New Materialism: A Matter of “Enmeshedness”
Michael R. Schrimper
“Misty Sunrise—Thoreau Cove”
Tim Laman
Confucianism, Transcendentalism, and the “Dao” of Henry David Thoreau
Austin Bernard Ross
“Pine Cone and Club Mosses”
Tim Laman
RESISTANCE: A ROUNDTABLE
Educating the State: Civil Disobedience by Dumas’ Musketeers
Brent Ranalli
Stop the Machine: Civil Disobedience and Maria Alyokhina’s “Riot Days”
Charmion Gustke
Radical Minimalism: “Walden” in the Capitalocene
Michelle C. Neely
Resisting Extinction with Thoreau’s Mystical Empiricism
Rachael DeWitt
Thoreau at the Crossroads
John Matteson and Diane Whitley Grote
“Rain Drops on Floating Leaf”
Tim Laman
Vain Strivings Untied
David K. Leff
Contributors

Vol. 25, 2017

Editor’s Pages
John J. Kucich
ESSAYS
As High a Heaven
Richard Higgins
The Quiet Pattern of Walden Pond: Four Models of the Pond’s Water Level
John M. Nevison
Thoreau, the Work of Breathing, and Building Castles in the Air: Reading Walden’s “Conclusion”
Michael Gionfriddo
A School for the Present: Educational Lessons from Thoreau’s Journal
Ernesto Estrella Cozar
Teaching Thoreau at 200: A Roundtable
Sauntering the Year with Henry Thoreau
Donna Marie Przybojewski
Tweeting Thoreau, and Other 21 st Century Strategies
Luke Sundermeier and Heather Bise
Through “The Bean Field”
David Albano
A 21 st Century Approximation of Two Years in the Woods
Liz Sokolov
Chatting about “Nature” with Henry David Thoreau and William Cronon
Andrew Bishop
Teaching Thoreau’s “Walking” in the 21 st Century
Michael R. Schrimper
Taking Thoreau to Texas
Kathryn Hamilton Warren
Grappling with Thoreau’s “Civil Disobedience” in the Russian Federation
Christian Peterson
Thoreau in China: Reflections on Teaching “Walden” to Chinese Students
Patrick Morgan
Thoreau, Race and Environmental Justice: Deepening the Conversation
Rebecca Kneale Gould
POETRY
Three Poems
Aphelion
Sarah Alcott Anderson
The North Woods
Sarah Alcott Anderson
At the Lake
Sarah Alcott Anderson
Godhood
Victor Carl Friesen
Contributors

Vol. 24, 2016

Editor’s Pages
John J. Kucich
ESSAYS
Thoreau as Moral Hero
Barry Andrews
Thoreau’s Missing Militia Service
Brent Ranalli
A Season of Purity: The Moral Naturalism of Henry David Thoreau
Jeffrey Utzinger
On the Trail of the Hound, Bay Horse, and Turtledove: More Tracks
Alan Hodder
“Sympathy with Intelligence”: Thoreau’s Reveries of Wonder, Presence and Divinities
Edward Fiske Mooney
“Partly the Voice of the Wood”: Acoustic Ecology and the Soundscape of “Walden”
Ian Steward Marshall
Sunday on the River, Tuesday on the Beach: Wallace Stevens and the Influence of Thoreau
Edward Gillin
EXHIBITION
N. C. Wyeth’s Men of Concord
Carol L. Haines
A MODERN LYCEUM
A Modern Lyceum: Thoreau, Transcendentalism, and Education in the 19 th Century and Today
Lawrence Buell, Jeffrey S. Cramer and Megan Marshall
POETRY
Triptych for Thoreau
Rick Kempa
Contributors

Vol. 23, 2015

Editor’s Pages
Kristen Case
Essays
Thoreau’s Myth as Temporal Alternative
Alexandra Manglis
“Another protest that shall be ‘heard round the world'”: The “Woman’s Journal” and Women’s Pilgrimages to Concord, Massachusetts
Todd H. Richardson
Thoreau’s Evolving Dream Toad Paradise, 1850-1860
Walter Hesford
“First-Rate Fellows”: Excavating Thoreau’s Radical Egalitarian Reflections in a Late Draft of “Allegash”
Courtney Traub
It’s Not About You: Loon Games on Walden Pond
Joan R. Wry
“Civil Disobedience” Now: A Roundtable
Introduction
Kristen Case
Thoreau and Violence
Lance Newman
An Accidental Activist
Jean Lee Cole
#ReclaimHDT
James S. Finley
In Memoriam, J. Walter Brain: March 19, 1936 – April 19, 2015
A Tribute to J. Walter Brain
Allan H. Schmidt
THE POET AT WALDEN II
J. WALTER BRAIN
He Chose Minnesota
Stephen Cushman
CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES

Vol. 22, 2014

 

ESSAYS
Figuring Henry: Thoreau’s Autobiographical Accounts in Walden
Henrik Otterberg
“Making the earth say beans”: Thoreau’s “The Bean-Field” as Latourian Mobilization
Melissa Sexton
On the Quandary of Dreaming Frogs: Deciphering Thoreau’s Philosophical Engagement
Alfred I. Tauber
On Walden: Three Lyric Readings
Spiritual Signature: On Thoreau’s Expressive Silence
Dan Beachy-Quick
Nicks, Intimacy
Ian Davis
The Discipline of Vicinity: On Visiting Walden Pond
Christina Davis
Thoreau Studies and the Material Turn: A Roundtable (Part I)
Introduction
Thoreau’s Flute, or, “the Moose, the Pine Tree, & the Indian”
Kathleen Coyne Kelly
“Matter and Objects in” The Maine Woods
James Finley
Feeling What You See: Objectivity and Reflexivity in Thoreau’s Lively Science
Cristin Ellis
Reading Thoreau’s Animals
Michelle C. Neely
Poems
Itinerary
Christina Davis
Mankindness
Christina Davis
I Have Set Fire to the Forest
Cecily Parks
Aubade with Foxes
Cecily Parks
Pilgrim
Cecily Parks
Skylight
Cecily Parks
A Commonweal
Douglas Storm
CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES

2013, Volume 21

Editor’s Pages
Kristen Case
“Justice in the Land”: Ecological Protest in Henry David Thoreau’s Antislavery Essays
James Finley
The Moods of Climate Change, with Thoreau
Andrew McMurry

Grace Kendall
A Roundtable on Thoreau and Religion
Thoreau on the Strange Relation of Matter and Spirit
Christopher A. Dustin
Preservative Care and Becoming Feral: Thoreau’s Religious Perspective in “A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers”
Robert Michael Ruehl
The Echoes of “Walden”: Reading Thoreau’s Inverted Scripture through Cavell
Brendan Mahoney
Land Surveying as a Poetic Exercise in “Walden” and “Walking”
Iuliu Ratiu
To Know a Bean
Jodie Noel Vinson
CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES

2011-12, Volume 19/20

Editor’s Pages
Kristen Case
Henry David Thoreau: Writing the Cosmos: Address for the Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, July 9, 2011
Laura Dassow Walls
Lost in the Maine Woods: Henry David Thoreau, Joseph Nicolar, and the Penobscot World
John J. Kucich
https://www.jstor.org/stable/23395210
Henry C. Wheeler’s Native American Artifact Collection at the Thoreau Farm
Shirley Blancke
“An emblem of all progress”: Ecological Succession in Thoreau’s “A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers”
Richard J. Schneider
Thoreau’s Wild Ethics
Edward F. Mooney
Henry David Thoreau and American American Postwar Art
Evan Neely
Vortex
Jeffrey Thomson
“What is the sea to a fox?” Why Would Thoreau Ask?: Imaging the Atlantic in “Cape Cod”
Albena Bakratcheva
The Reader and the Classics in Thoreau’s “Walden”
Robert Klevay
Embodiment, Spirituality, and the Tactile Perception of Air in Thoreau’s “Walden”
Margy Thomas Horton
One World at a Time: Remembering Henry David Thoreau on the 150 th Anniversary of His Death
Lorraine Loviglio, Dianne Weiss, Polly Peterson and Jenny Rankin
CONTRIBUTORS’ NOTES

 

2010, Volume 18

 

Front Matter
Laura Dassow Walls
From Ortelius to Champlain: The Lost Maps of Henry David Thoreau
John Hessler
Thoreau’s Rhetoric of Estrangement in “Cape Cod”: Looking at America through a Knot-hole
Bradley Ray King
Aesthetic Inflections: Thoreau, Gender, and Geology
Patrick Morgan
Henry David Thoreau in the American Art of the 1950s
Mark Sullivan
THE POET AT WALDEN: “SOJOURN”
J. WALTER BRAIN
On Not Building a Cabin: Notes from Henry Thoreau’s Journal, 21 st -Century Edition
Ian Marshall
“All the Change Has Been in Me”: My Life as a Transcendentalist
Audrey Raden
Deconstructing the Shed: Where I Live and What I Live For
Samuel Alexander

 

2009, Volume 17

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The annual periodical of The Thoreau Society. Articles: “The Troubled Ocean: Charity, Sentiment, and Thoreau’s Global Consciousness in Cape Cod” / James Patrick Brown ; “Hunting the Human Animal: The Art of Ethical Perception in ‘Higher Laws'” / Nancy Mayer ; “Henry Thoreauy, Charles Olson and the Poetics of Place” / Kristen Case ; “Evolving Transcendentalism: Thoreauvian Simplicity in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin and Contemporary Ecological Architecture” / Naomi Uechi ; “‘A real practical, in the American manner:’ Turgenov’s Emersonian Reformer” / Jeffrey Bilbro ; “‘The Most Dismal Fraud of the New England Transcendental Group:’ Julian Hawthorne on Thoreau / Gary Scharnhorst ; “Henry David Thoreau and the American Work Ethic” / David B. Raymond.
The Thoreau Society, 2009. Paperback, 158 pp.

2008, Volume 16

 

The annual periodical of The Thoreau Society. Articles: “In the Company of Savagists: Thoreau’s Indian Books” / Joshua David Bellin ; “The Theme of Time in Thoreau’s Cape Cod” / Benjamin Vilhauer ; “Walden‘s Political Thoreau” / Paul Friedrich ; “Thoreau’s Translations: John Brown, Apples, Lillies” / Edward Mooney ; “Commercial Method and Thoreau’s Economy of Subsistence Writing” / David Dowling ; “The Old Corner Bookstore: ‘Rialto of Current Good Things, Hub of the Hub'” / David Emblidge ; “The Elusive Spirit of Thoreau” / Rexford Strathroy ; “Almost There: Thoreau’s Iconic Animals and Typee‘s Tidal Tug” / Michael Gionfriddo.
The Thoreau Society, 2008. Paperback, 158 pp.

2007, Volume 15

2006, Volume 14
Richard J. Schneider, editor

  • Transcendental Romance Meets the Ministry of Pain: The Thoreau Brothers, Ellen Sewall, and Her Father (Shawn Stewart)
  • The Shrouded Mountaintop: Intertextuality and the Misreading of Thoreau’s “Ktaadn” (Phillip Howerton)
  • “My River … Leads to the Sea”: Sarah Orne Jewett’s Country By-Ways as Thoreauvian Travel Narrative (Gayle Smith)
  • Jack London’s Knowledge of Thoreau (Louise E. Wright)
  • “A Strange, Wild Land, Permeated by Sea and Wind”: Esther Forbes in Thoreau’s Tracks on Cape Cod (Kent P. Ljungquist)
  • Mr. Emerson Comes to St. Louis: “Inspiration” and Kate Chopin (Kathleen Nigro)
  • Concord Comes to Cold Mountain: Emersonian Elements in Frazier’s Cold Mountain (Fredrica B. Glucksman)
  • The Archdruid Visits Walden Pond (Edmund A. Schofield)

2004/2005, Volume 12/13
Richard J. Schneider, editor
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Special Walden Sesquicentennial Issue: Walden the Place and Walden the Book

  • Emerson’s “Wyman Lot”: Forgotten Context for Thoreau’s House at Walden (W. Barksdale Maynard)
  • Rediscovery at Walden: The History of Thoreau’s Bean-Field (Bradley P. Dean)
  • Three Thoreau Haunts at Walden Pond (J. Walter Brain)
  • Realizing Resistance: Thoreau and the First of August, 1846 at Walden (Randall Conrad)
  • Saving Walden (Joseph C. Wheeler)
  • Beyond the “Common Course”: Exploring and Teaching Walden on Foot (Lucinda Damon-Bach)
  • Hound, Bay Horse and Turtle-Dove: Obscurity and Authority in Thoreau’s Walden (Henrick Otterberg)
  • Transcendentalism, Perfectionism and Walden (Daniel S. Malachuk)
  • “Live Thus Deliberately”: Authenticity and Narrative Ethics in Walden (Antonio Casado da Rocha)
  • Ripeness: Thoreau’s Critique of Technological Modernity (Ken Hiltner)
  • “The life Excited”: Faces of Thoreau in Walden (Steven Hartman)
  • Walden as Feminist Manifesto (Laura Dassow Walls)
  • The Everlasting Great Look of the Sky: Thoreau and E.B. White at Walden Pond (Robert Root)
  • Meaning in N.C. Wyeth’s Walden Pond Revisited (Mark Sullivan)
  • Wilderness and Spirit, A Mountain Called Katahdin: An Interview with Maine Filmmaker Huey (Ronald Wesley Hoag)
  • Thoreau’s Walden in the Twenty-first Century
  • Thoreau’s Walden in the Global Community

2003, Volume 11
Richard J. Schneider, editor
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  • Emerson in the Twenty-first Century (Gustaaf Van Cromphout, Sterling Delano, T. Gregory Garvey, Len Gougeon, Robert D. Habich, Alan D. Hodder, Wesley T. Mott, Joel Myerson, Barbara Packer, Gayle L. Smith)
  • Emerson and Second Church in Boston (Wesley T. Mott)
  • Emerson: Religion after Transcendentalism (David M. Robinson)
  • John Muir and the Emerson Centennial (J. Parker Huber)
  • Emerson on the Soul: What the Eye Cannot See (David Lyttle)
  • Dear Friend: Letter Writing in Concord (Robert N. Hudspeth)
  • “Treasure in My Own Mind”: The Diary of Martha Lawrence Prescott, 1834-1846 (Leslie Perrin Wilson)
  • “Patron of the World”: Henry Thoreau as Wordsworthian Poet (Lance Newman)
  • Dragonfly Days at Trail Wood: Remembering Edwin W. and Nellie Teale (Millard C. Davis)

2002, Volume 10
Richard J. Schneider, editor

  • Thoreau and the American Passion for Wilderness (Donald Worster)
  • Thoreau’s Environmental Ethics in Walden (Philip Cafaro)
  • A Concord Farmer Looks Back: The Reminiscences of William Henry Hunt (Leslie Perrin Wilson)
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Nature: Puritan Typology and German Idealism (Patrick Labriola)
  • A Thoreau in Paradise: E.J. Banfield’s My Tropic Isle (Robert Zeller)

2001, Volume 9

Richard J. Schneider, editor
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  • The Depth of Walden Pond: Thoreau As a Guide to Solving Twenty-First Century Environmental Problems (Daniel B. Botkin)
  • Devising the “Writer’s Soul” in Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee’s The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail (Robert Hubbard)
  • “Slavery in Massachusetts” and Mitchel’s Citizen: Rhetoric, Reform and Reprobates in 1854 (Chris L. Nesmith)
  • Emerson and Natural Evil (David Lyttle)
  • Mrs. Woodward Hudson’s Memoir of Mrs. Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar (Leslie Perrin Wilson)
  • Thoreau’s Tarn Identified: Guilder Pond (Bernard A. Drew)
  • Kate Field on Thoreau (Gary Scharnhorst)
  • Kindred Spirits: Edwin Way Teale and Henry David Thoreau (Thomas A. Potter)

2000, Volume 8

Richard J. Schneider, editor
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  • The Environment and the 21st Century: A Thoreauvian Interlude (Max Oelschlaeger)
  • Journal of a Cross Lot Walker: Why We Think We Own North America (John Hanson Mitchell)
  • Thoreau’s Virtue Ethics in Walden (Philip Cafaro)
  • The Publication of Nature: Walden and the Struggle of Authorship (John Nickel)
  • N. C. Wyeth, Thoreau, and Men of Concord (Leslie Perrin Wilson)
  • Thoreau, His Critics, and the Public (N. C. Wyeth)
  • Eight Hours: John Muir in Concord (J. Parker Huber)

1999, Volume 7

Ronald Wesley Hoag, editor
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  • Where Thoreau Was Born (Joseph C. Wheeler)
  • Growing Up On Thoreau Farm (Joseph C. Wheeler)
  • Seeds of Optimism: Thoreau’s Late Field Studies (Madeleine Minson)
  • Tenth Muse Errant: On Thoreau’s Crisis of Technology and Language (Henrik Gustafsson)
  • Keeping Pace With His Companion: Thomas Merton and Henry Thoreau (Patrick F. O’Connell)
  • Herbert W. Gleason: A Photographer’s Journey to Thoreau’s World (Dale R. Schwie)
  • The Herbert Wendell Gleason Negatives in the Concord Free Public Library: Odyssey of a Collection (Leslie Perrin Wilson)
  • Letters and Poems from Ellery Channing to Fanny Cummings, 1880-1882 (Joel Myerson and Susan M. Stone)
  • Thoreau’s Panoramic Vision and the Art of Guido Reni (Charles Colbert)
  • The Art and Legacy of Henry Beston’s The Outermost House (Allan D. Burns)

1998, Volume 6

Ronald Wesley Hoag, editor
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  • Foundations for the Castle: Building the Thoreau Institute (Jason Taylor)
  • Thoreau, Thales, and the Distribution of Water (Eric Wilson)
  • “I am of French Extract”: Thoreau’s Sympathy with the French (Richard S. Randolph)
  • Henry David Thoreau (Frans G. Bengtsson; trans. by Thorsten & Rosemary Sjolin; ill. by Gunnar Brusewitz)
  • Germany and the American Transcendentalists: An Intellectual Bridge (Patrick Labriola)
  • Thoreau as Leading Man: Bringing Him to the Screen (Linda Keslar)
  • West by Southwest: Thoreau’s Minnesota Journey (Gordon V. Boudreau)
  • Edward Waldo Emerson’s Recollections of His Father’s Death (Joel Myerson)
  • Thoreau and Zane Grey’s The Vanishing American (Victor Carl Friesen)

1997, Volume 5

Ronald Wesley Hoag, editor
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  • Rethinking Thoreau and the History of American Ecology (Frank N. Egerton and Laura Dassow Walls)
  • In Search of Spring and Fall: Anticipation of Seasons in Thoreau’s Journal (Madeleine Minson)
  • Henry Thoreau and the Advent of American Rail (Henrik Gustafsson)
  • Thoreau and Australia: Sauntering Under the Southern Cross (James Porter)
  • Australia’s Literary Beachcomber: Confessions of a Different Drummer (Edmund J. Banfield)
  • “The World Is a Divine Dream”: Emerson’s Subjective Idealism (David Lyttle)
  • Twelve Ungathered Poems by Franklin B. Sanborn (1831-1917) (Ronald A. Bosco)
  • John Muir and Thoreau’s Cape Cod (J. Parker Huber)
  • Home Places: Excerpts from Woodswoman III (Anne LaBastille)
  • Correcting the Newspapers: Thoreau and “A Plea for Captain John Brown” (David G. Fuller)
  • Uncaptured Monsters: The Ostracizing Allusions of Walden (Sharlene Roeder)

1996, Volume 4

Ronald Wesley Hoag, editor
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  • Henry Thoreau in Cyberspace (Joel Myerson)
  • Who Owns Henry Thoreau? (Lawrence Buell)
  • Brook Farm and Concord: Transit Between Celebrated Communities (Sterling F. Delano)
  • The Saunterer’s Vision: Henry Thoreau’s Epiphany of Forest Dynamics in The Dispersion of Seeds (Michael Berger)
  • Henry Thoreau and the Estabrook Country: A Historic and Personal Landscape (Stephen F. Ells)
  • Thoreau in the Town School, 1837 (Dick O’Connor)
  • Thoreau’s “Basket of a Delicate Texture”: Weaving History in A Week (Judith Broome Mesa-Pelly)

1995, Volume 3

Ronald Wesley Hoag, editor
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  • A Rambling History of The Thoreau Society (Walter Harding)
  • Thoreau and the Woodswoman (Anne LaBastille)
  • At Home with Lidian: Henry Thoreau in 1847-1848. (Harmon D. Smith)
  • Tinker Creek and the Waters of Walden: Thoreauvian Currents in Annie Dillard’s Pilgrim (Donna Mendelson)
  • “Boston in the Sixties”: Rebecca Harding Davis’s View of Boston and Concord During the Civil War (Janice Milner Lasseter)
  • “Boston in the Sixties” (Rebecca Harding Davis)
  • Emerson’s Transcendental Individualism (David Lyttle)
  • John Muir and Thoreau’s Maine (J. Parker Huber)
  • “Near My Heart” After Fifty Years: Thomas Wentworth Higginson’s Reminiscence of Worcester (Kent P. Ljungquist and Anthony Conti)
  • Neither Nonresistance Nor Violence: Thoreau’s Consistent Response to Social Evils (Joan Cooney)

1994, Volume 2

Ronald Wesley Hoag, editor
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  • Young Men and Women of Fairest Promise: Transcendentalism in Concord (Robert A. Gross)
  • Thoreau’s Sauntering: The “Adventure of the Day” (Victor Carl Friesen)
  • “The Road to Ruins and Restoration”: Roland W. Robbins, Henry David Thoreau, and theDiscovery at Walden (Donald W. Linebaugh)
  • Thoreau’s Domestic Economy: Double Accounts in Walden (Etsuko Taketani)
  • An Interview with Jane Langton at Baker Farm: May 7th and 8th, 1994 (Roberta C. Martin)
  • A Pre-Civil War Struggle Against Capital Punishment: Charles Spear, Concord and the Case of Washington Goode (Barry Kritzberg)
  • “Some Private Business” (Philip Milner)
  • Thoreau and the Glowworms (Francis B. Dedmond)
  • Gauging the Value of Nature: Thoreau and His Woodchucks (John Bird)
  • Martha Le Baron Goddard: Forgotten Worcester Writer and Thoreau Critic (Kent P. Ljungquist)

1993, Volume 1

Ronald Wesley Hoag, editor
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  • The Stalk of the Lotus: Concord’s Most Famous Friendship (Robert D. Richardson, Jr.)
  • “Captain of a Huckleberry Party”: Thoreau and a New England Ritual of Summer (Wesley T. Mott)
  • Convers Francis and the Concordians: Emerson, Alcott and Others (Guy R. Woodall)
  • Forever Wild: A Portrait of Walden Warrior Mary Sherwood (Joel Lang)
  • Sarah Alden Ripley: Another Concord Botanist (Joan Goodwin)
  • Ellery Channing: The Turning Point (Harmon Smith)

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