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Burroughs, John 1837-1921

Overview
Works: 667 works in 2,321 publications in 1 language and 37,144 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Poetry  Diaries  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner, Signer, Author of introduction
Classifications: QH81, 814.4
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Most widely held works by John Burroughs
Whitman : a study by John Burroughs( Book )

63 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake-Robin by John Burroughs( Book )

108 editions published between 1871 and 2011 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signs and seasons by John Burroughs( Book )

49 editions published between 1886 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of John Burrough's Signs and Seasons, reveals how these timeless essays resonate with the environmental issues of today. Collected and arranged by Burroughs himself, the essays offer a synoptic view of his complex and many-sided genius and cover a wide range of his interest, including plants and animals, the wilderness, pastoral landscapes, and the methods and goals of the naturalist.--[book cover]
The writings of John Burroughs by John Burroughs( Book )

47 editions published between 1886 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary values, and other papers by John Burroughs( Book )

30 editions published between 1895 and 2001 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locusts and wild honey by John Burroughs( Book )

71 editions published between 1879 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature essays written by John Burroughs, the naturalist of the Catskills
Birds and poets, with other papers by John Burroughs( Book )

77 editions published between 1877 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winter sunshine by John Burroughs( Book )

80 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of nature by John Burroughs( Book )

24 editions published between 1901 and 1985 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ways of nature by John Burroughs( Book )

32 editions published between 1904 and 2012 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accepting the universe : essays in naturalism by John Burroughs( Book )

30 editions published between 1920 and 2009 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Camping & tramping with Roosevelt by John Burroughs( Book )

19 editions published between 1907 and 2013 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepacton by John Burroughs( Book )

73 editions published between 1881 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh fields by John Burroughs( Book )

52 editions published between 1866 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indoor studies by John Burroughs( Book )

32 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on Walt Whitman, as poet and person by John Burroughs( Book )

36 editions published between 1867 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time and change by John Burroughs( Book )

27 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last harvest by John Burroughs( Book )

23 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portions of draft copy (in typescript and ms. form) of John Burroughs' Last harvest, Chapter 1, Emerson and his journals, (Boston : Houghton Mifflin ; Cambridge : Riverside Press, 1922; BAL 2203). Typescript corresponds to p. 1-8 and 35 of the printed vol.; ms. corresponds to various portions of the printed vol
Riverby by John Burroughs( Book )

34 editions published between 1894 and 1968 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was one of the most popular authors of his day and is credited with creating the modern nature essay and influencing a whole generation of conservationists. Riverby was the name of his home on the banks of the Hudson River, and in the prefatory material to this collection of essays, he asks, "Why should not one name his books as he names his children, arbitrarily, and let the name come to mean much or little, as the case may be?"
The breath of life by John Burroughs( Book )

33 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether the evolution of the human mind from the animal was by insensible gradations, or by a few sudden leaps, who knows? The animal brain began to increase in size in Tertiary times, and seems to have done so suddenly, but the geologic ages were so long that a change in one hundred thousand years would seem sudden. "The brains of some species increase one hundred per cent." The mammal brain greatly outstripped the reptile brain. Was Nature getting ready for man? The air begins at once to act chemically upon the blood in the lungs of the newly born, and the gastric juices to act che
 
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Signs and seasons
Alternative Names
John Burroughs Amerikaans auteur

John Burroughs poeta statunitense

John Burroughs US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Essayist, Naturforscher, Sozialphilosoph und Knstler

Джон Берроуз

جون بوروز

バローズ, ジョン

约翰巴勒斯

Languages
English (1,048)

Covers
Wake-RobinSigns and seasonsThe writings of John BurroughsLiterary values, and other papersLocusts and wild honeyBirds and poets, with other papersWinter sunshineWays of nature