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On Walden Pond, Summer and Winter - Henry David Thoreau Reflections The Life and Writings of Henry David Thoreau


On Walden Pond, Summer and Winter - Henry David Thoreau Reflections The Life and Writings of Henry David Thoreau

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Item Number:
TMW L4817DVD
Price:
$69.95
Format:
DVD
Length:
20 min.
Copyright:
2009
Closed Caption:
n/a
Producer:
TMW Media Group
Grade Level:
8 - 12
Summary:
The American Literary Classics - On Walden Pond, Summer and Winter offers students and teachers a first of its kind introduction to Thoreau's life at Walden Pond in summer and winter. This program presents a basic and essential insight for a first introduction to this famous American philosopher, writer and Intellect living and working at Walden Pond from 1845-1847.

T.C. Boyle, author and English Professor at the University of California, reads several passages from Thoreau's winter journals to emphasize the rhythm and beauty of Thoreau's words for today's audio attuned students.

For the first time ever, this unit offers an intimate walk around Walden Pond in the winter to experience what Thoreau would have seen and heard. Learn about the Boston/Fitchburg train tracks next to his cabin, or the ice cutting by Irish immigrants on Walden Pond.

Transcendentalist historian and Thoreau actor, Richard Smith, introduces a profile of Thoreau's daily life while living at Walden Pond. By Recreating Thoreau's life at Walden Pond in both summer and winter, this program provides a glimpse into 19th century life for this extraordinary environmentalists, botanist, linguist, philosopher and writer.

With featured insights by distinguished historian/actor, Richard Smith, one discovers essential information about Thoreau's seasonal active life while living in his cabin and travelling about Walden Pond and Concord, Massachusetts.




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