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Porcellino, John.

Summary: This graphic novel, narrated in Thoreau's own words, weaves together elements from Walden, Civil disobedience, Walking and Thoreau's journals to tell of his two years in the woods and the night he spent in jail for refusing to pay a poll tax.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula (Closed until September 7th)

1 available in Adult, Call number: 741.5 THO

Nichols, Ashton

Summary: A series of 24 lectures on the New England Transcendalist Movement delivered by Ashton Nichols, Professor of English at Dickinson College.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 141.3 NIC
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 1
Call number: CD 141.3 NIC PART 2

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 709 WOR
Call number: DVD 709 WOR