Titolo: Cape Cod
Casa editrice: Blackstone Audio Inc.
Data di pubblicazione: 2007
Condizione libro: very good
Gently used. Expect delivery in 2-3 weeks. Codice inventario libreria 9780786158690-3
Riassunto: Compiled from magazine articles published in the 1850s after his death, these chapters detail several short trips Thoreau made to ""the bare and bended arm of Massachusetts"" between 1849 and 1855. Encounters with the ocean dominate the book, from the fatal shipwreck of the opening episode to the late reflections on the Pilgrims' Cape Cod landing and reconnaissance. Along the way, Thoreau relates the experiences of fishermen and oystermen, lighthouse-keepers and ship-captains, and their chronicles of exploration, settlement, and survival on the Cape.
L'autore: Robert Pinsky is Professor of English at Boston University and an editor of the weekly online magazine "Slate". He is the author of many books of poetry and literary criticism. He served two terms as United States Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, 1997-2000.
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