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Walden for the 21st century – Kickstarter plan to update Thoreau

walden“Henry David Thoreau’s landmark 1854 work to be relaunched with modernised vocabulary ‘to create more opportunities for other people’s lives to be enriched by this book’”

Source: Walden for the 21st century – Kickstarter plan to update Thoreau in “The Guardian.”

This sounds like rationalized desecration to me. Annotate it, yes, but don’t update the author’s words.

–Malcolm

 

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