Tag Archives: Henry David Thoreau

Of Pine and Man: Reflecting on Henry David Thoreau’s Sentiment in ‘Chesuncook’

James Mathew Robert Pavlik Milwaukee, WI, USA   From the book Hungary by Adrian and Marianne Stokes It is the living spirit of the tree, not its spirit of turpentine, with which I sympathize, and which heals my cuts. It is as immortal as I am, and perchance will go to as high a heaven, […]

Abbott Handerson Thayer’s art and fin de siècle American culture

Gregory W. Rutecki Cleveland, Ohio, USA Fig. 1: Self Portrait, 1898 Abbott Handerson Thayer Snite Museum of Art, United States Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849-1921) straddled the fin de siècle, and with his brush preserved an American counterculture for posterity. His variegated oeuvre reflects substantive reflections of his period’s medical and religious culture, as well as […]