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Nature Writing The Pastoral Impulse in America

By: Don Scheese
256 pages, Illus, 13 b/w Photos
Publisher: Routledge
Nature Writing
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  • Nature Writing ISBN: 9780415938891 Paperback Oct 2002 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1 week
Price: £36.99
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In this comprehensive study of the genre, Don Scheese traces its evolution from the pastoralism evident in the natural history observations of Aristotle and the poetry of Virgil to current American writers. Ample use of illustrations and close readings of figures such as Thoreau, John Muir, and Mary Austin show how each writer's work exemplifies the pastoral tradition and celebrates a 'spirit of place' in the United States.


List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Chronology 1. Overview 2. Walden, Ktaadn and Walking 3. My First Summer in the Sierra 4. The Land of Little Rain 5. A Sand Country Almanac 6. Desert Solitaire 7. Pilgrim at Tinker Creek 8. Conclusion Bibiolgraphic Essay Recommended Titles Notes and References Index

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By: Don Scheese
256 pages, Illus, 13 b/w Photos
Publisher: Routledge
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