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The art of seeing things : essays

Author: John Burroughs; Charlotte Zoë Walker
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Topics covered in these essays include religion, philosophy, conservation, and farming. The essays seek to emphasize the process of the literary naturalist, specifically the connection the author  Read more...

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Named Person: John Burroughs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Burroughs; Charlotte Zoë Walker
ISBN: 0815628803 9780815628804 0815606788 9780815606789
OCLC Number: 44669462
Description: xx, 282 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The art of seeing things --
Sharp eyes --
Bird-songs --
The exhilarations of the road --
The bluebird --
Speckled trout --
The crow --
Phases of farm life --
A walk in the fields --
A cow in the capital --
From "In green Alaska" --
A hunt for the nightingale --
The grist of the gods --
From "The animal and the puzzle-box" --
From Under the apple trees --
Reading the book of nature --
The spring bird procession --
The ways of sportsmen --
Keeping the iron from our souls --
Emerson and the pine tree --
Thoreau's wildness --
From Whitman: a study --
An egotistical chapter --
The faith of a naturalist --
An outlook upon life --
Wild life about my cabin --
From My boyhood --
Waiting --
A John Burroughs bibliography.
Responsibility: by John Burroughs ; edited by Charlotte Zoë Walker.

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"So far as seeing things is an art, it is the art of keeping your eyes and ears open. The art of nature is all in the direction of concealment." - John Burroughs

 
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