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Night Thoreau /Jail

Jerome Lawrence

Night Thoreau /Jail

by Jerome Lawrence

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Published by Bantam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Poetry

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7823798M
    ISBN 100553271385
    ISBN 109780553271386

      texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The night Thoreau spent in jail: a play Item Preview Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Thoreau had refused to pay taxes to the government, so he was sent to jailPages: Start studying The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

    In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on The Night.

    The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Questions and Answers. The Question and Answer section for The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Characters Henry Thoreau- Main character. The play is based on his early life as a radical transcendentalist. His beliefs are not well accepted by society and he was put into jail for refusal to pay a tax. Ralph Waldo Emerson-Emerson (referred to in the script as Waldo) appears.


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The two years Thoreau spent at Walden Pond and the night he spent in the Concord jail are among the most familiar features of the American intellectual landscape. In this new biography, based on a reexamination of Thoreau's manuscripts and on a retracing of his trips, Robert Richardson offers a view of Thoreau's life and achievement in their.

Henry is the defiant, young, Harvard-educated protagonist and the play’s imaginative interpretation of the historical Henry David Thoreau, who was a leading thinker in the Transcendentalist tradition and wrote the book Walden. Henry is (read full character analysis). The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail is a two act play written by Robert Edwin Lee and Jerome Lawrence, and it tells the story of famed transcendentalist poet and author Henry David Thoreau, and the night he spent in jail in Massachusetts with another man, as they.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Summary The play takes place over the course of a night that Henry spends in jail. In jail, Henry talks with his simple but earnest cellmate Baily, who is awaiting trial. The play incorporates various flashbacks tracking the series of events that led to Henry’s arrest.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, was first published in New York induring the Vietnam War. The play, which was a clear protest against the war, used a related incident from America's history to comment on the current war.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail Summary These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. We are thankful for their contributions and encourage you to.

The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail: A Play - Jerome Lawrence, Robert Edwin Lee - Google Books "Written deliberately to protest the Viet Nam War, the two act play - originally published in - has /5(5).

Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience was Thoreau's first published book and continues to transform American discourse. It is unusual for its symbolism and structure, its criticism of Christian institutions, and its many-layered storytelling.

"The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail" is a play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, who also coauthored the classic "Inherit the Wind." "Night" is inspired by the life and writings of Henry David Thoreau (), naturalist, political radical, and seminal American intellectual : Henry David Thoreau, “Civil Disobedience [Excerpt]” () The night in prison was novel and interesting enough.

The prisoners in their shirt-sleeves were enjoying a chat. The night Thoreau spent in jail; a play by Lawrence, Jerome, ; Lee, Robert Edwin, joint author. Publication date Topics Thoreau, Henry David, Internet Archive Books.

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[Jerome Lawrence; Robert Edwin Lee] -- A play dramatizing the philosopher, Henry David Thoreau, and his stand concerning civil disobedience. He refused to pay taxes owing to his disapproval of the Mexican War.

For his act of protest he. The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail | A reissue of a now classic American the law is of such a nature that it requires you to be an agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law." So wrote the young Henry David Thoreau in Brand: Hill & Wang.

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Cancel Unsubscribe. Working Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe K.The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail was published in a reissue edition inwhich is available from Bantam Books. AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Jerome Lawrence was born in .