You know who, way back in the day, had the whole self-isolation thing down pretty damn well? "The author of Walden
and Civil Disobedience
" is the answer. Of course, Thoreau was only in "semi-seclusion" out there in the north country woods; but what he had to say – what he wrote
, in many instances – is a valuable resource for people in these socially distanced times. Here, take yourself a virtual stroll through Thoreau's manuscripts (and letters and more)
as beautifully archived in UT's own Harry Ransom Center.