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Thoreau at 200: Professor arranges essay collection
October 19, 2017

Thoreau at 200: Professor arranges essay collection

Thoreau at 200: Professor arranges essay collection

James Finley, English professor at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, presents at Patriots' Casa on Oct. 19. Finley edited "Henry David Thoreau in Context" for Cambridge University Press, released this summer. Photo by Jerry Quijano.

James Finley, assistant professor of English at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, presented “Henry David Thoreau and the Commons” on Oct. 19 at Patriots’ Casa in celebration of the author’s 200th birthday.

Finley is also the editor of “Henry David Thoreau in Context” which was released by Cambridge University Press this summer.

Finley talked with The Mesquite about the process behind the book and what it was like to edit the collection.

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