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A photograph of Walter Harding from the Walter Harding collection.

Harding_5_Waldens_149.pdf
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1951 Moby Dick 1.jpg
Walter Harding explains how the original name of the book was “Mocha-Dick,” but Moby may have come from the name of the yacht that the first slave was brought to Boston in.

1951 lecture 1.jpg
Walter Harding tries to analyze whether or not Thoreau was a good lecturer, and comes to the conclusion that Thoreau gave two specific types of different essays, that almost always elicited either a specifically positive or specifically negative…

1951 lecture 1.jpg
Walter Harding tries to analyze whether or not Thoreau was a good lecturer, and comes to the conclusion that Thoreau gave two specific types of different essays, that almost always elicited either a specifically positive or specifically negative…

1952 review.jpg
Walter Harding reviews Truman Nelson's book, says, “Those who are looking for a romance, for an evening’s escape, will be disappointed. It is a novel, not to make one emote but to make one think.” Commends it as a “plea for the return of…

1952 Caldwell review 1.jpg
Walter Harding reviews Erskine Caldwell's book. He looks favorably on it, but then digs further into Caldwell as a writer and seems to disapprove because of Caldwell’s use of sex appeal. He claims that Caldwell corrupted himself after he reached…

1952 forgotten Walden review.jpg
Walter Harding tracked down a review of Walden in the National Anti-Slavery Standard from 1854, and found “what was probably the best notice Thoreau received in his lifetime.” There’s no identity of the author.

1952 forgotten Walden review.jpg
Walter Harding tracked down a review of Walden in the National Anti-Slavery Standard from 1854, and found “what was probably the best notice Thoreau received in his lifetime.” There’s no identity of the author.

1952 forgotten Walden review.jpg
Walter Harding tracked down a review of Walden in the National Anti-Slavery Standard from 1854, and found “what was probably the best notice Thoreau received in his lifetime.” There’s no identity of the author.
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