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The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail | Study Guide

Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

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Overview

Author

Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

First Performed

1970

Type

Play

Genre

Drama, History

About the Title

Henry, the main character in The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, is based on the historical figure of Henry David Thoreau, a 19th-century American writer and activist. The dramatic action centers around a night Thoreau spent in jail for not paying taxes he believed would finance an immoral war.

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