Join us for a reading, presentation, and Q&A with Lawrence Buell about his forthcoming book Henry David Thoreau: Thinking Disobediently.
About Lawrence Buell:
Lawrence Buell is Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature Emeritus at Harvard University. Considered one of the founders of the ecocriticism movement, he has written and lectured worldwide on Transcendentalism, American studies, and the environmental humanities. He is the author of many books, including Literary Transcendentalism, The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Invention of American Culture, Writing for an Endangered World, and Emerson.
About the book:
Esteemed Thoreau scholar Lawrence Buell presents the first concise account of Thoreau’s life, thought, and impact in more than half a century. His book offers a highly readable entry-point for readers unfamiliar with this author, agitator, naturalist, and sage that is packed with new insights sure to interest seasoned scholars as well.
When: October 25, 6:30-8:00 pm EST.
Where: The Walden Woods Project (address provided upon registration)
Handicapped parking spaces available.
Doors will open at 6:30 pm for a wine and cheese reception with the author. The talk will begin at 7:00 pm.
Henry David Thoreau: Thinking Disobediently will be available for purchase at the event.
REGISTRATION IS FULL. PLEASE EMAIL SARAH.WALKER@WALDEN.ORG TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST.