Thoreau’s Influence on Abby’s Desert Solitaire

It was soon after the American Revolution that Thoreau, one of the most influential literary figures of the 19th Century, questioned the effective freedom and happiness of American citizens. The Declaration of Independence stated that all men have some unalienable rights among which “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” (Jefferson) are to be found. … Read moreThoreau’s Influence on Abby’s Desert Solitaire