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Review One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2014'Thoreau's letters unquestionably enlarge understanding of his character. The personality who emerges is not just cold, impassive, and stoic but also witty, playful, and sociable, not just reclusive and idealistic but also engaged and practical.'--Choice'In short, The Correspondence of Henry D. Thoreau is a model of documentary editing. Editors of other authors would do well to follow the example set by Hudspeth and the Princeton edition.'--Kevin J. Hayes, New England Quarterly Read more About the Author Robert N. Hudspeth is Research Professor of English at the Claremont Graduate University and professor emeritus of English at Redlands University. He is the editor of The Letters of Margaret Fuller and the author of Ellery Channing. Read more