Emerson once commented that thoreau could extract more meaning and wisdom from a simple experience or natural observation than any man he knew walden is thoreau's account of his deliberate experiences, a finely framed parable of personal discovery in the guise of a factual narrative of a life in the woods, told. O the roland wells robbins collection in the thoreau society johnson, linck c “thoreau's complex weave” l thoreau, henry scream: misadventures in search of the simple life reviewed donovan, deborah booklist, 1 may 2009 pp 57 qq slayton, tom searching for thoreau: on the trails and shores of. Tom robbins — 'death is simple life is messy give me life, the more complicated the better.
Quotes from robbins's 'another roadside attraction' “the function of the artist,” the navajo answered, “is to provide what life does not” so complex is this structure, and so foolishly simple, the historian's tools will not fit it they either break off and go dumb in the scholar's hands or else pierce right through the material.
Conjunctions:51 — the death issue , fall 2008, edited by bradford morrow & david shields.
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