Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Thoreau” in chapter 1.1 of Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2:

... declaration of independence for American literature. He had brought out his Scottish friend's odd book, , a publication which accelerated the Transcendental movement. Emerson discovered the youth Thoreau as a true poet, and communicated the discovery in a letter to Carlyle. Thoreau became a member of Emerson's household, apparently as general help, a relationship which all Americans will understand...
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Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  
Henry Thoreau 194 122 0 0 0 user votes
Henry David Thoreau 150 2 0 0 0 user votes
Thoreau 142 0 0 0 0 user votes
Henry D. Thoreau 117 0 1 0 0 user votes
H. D. Thoreau 60 0 0 0 0 user votes
Miss Thoreau 34 0 0 0 0 user votes
David Henry Thoreau 6 6 0 0 0 user votes
Helen Thoreau 2 2 0 0 0 user votes
John Thoreau 2 2 0 0 0 user votes

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