Study Guide

Henry David Thoreau Biography

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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately," wrote Henry David Thoreau in Walden, his memoir of two years living in the Concord woods, "to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."

Childhood & Education

Friendship & Tragedy

Writing Walden

"Civil Disobedience"




Work Experience

Major Works

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