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Artifacts & illuminations : critical essays on Loren Eiseley

Author: Tom Lynch
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2012.
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Loren Eiseley (1907-77) is one of the most important American nature writers of the twentieth century and an admired practitioner of creative nonfiction. Artifacts and Illuminations, the first  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Loren C Eiseley; Loren C Eiseley; Loren C Eiseley
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Lynch
ISBN: 9780803234031 0803234031
OCLC Number: 793480226
Description: 351 S
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher1. "The Bay of Broken Things": The Experience of Loss in the Work of Loren Eiseley Susan Hanson2. "Never Going to Cease My Wandering": Loren Eiseley and the American Hobo M. Catherine Downs3. "The Places Below": Mapping the Invisible Universe in Loren Eiseley's Plains Essays Susan N. Maher4. Unearthing Urban Nature: Loren Eiseley's Explorations of City and Suburb Michael A. Bryson5. Anthropomorphizing the Essay: Loren Eiseley's Representations of Animals Kathleen Boardman6. "The Borders between Us": Loren Eiseley's Ecopoetics Tom Lynch7. Lessons of an Interdisciplinary Life: Loren Eiseley's Rhetoric of Profundity in Popular Science Writing and "Two Cultures" Pedagogy Pamela Gossin8. Artifact and Idea: Loren Eiseley's Poetic Undermining of C. P. Snow Mary Ellen Pitts9. The Spirit of Synecdoche: Order and Chaos Contend in the Metaphors of Loren Eiseley Jacqueline Cason10. In a Dark Wood: Dante, Eiseley, and the Ecology of Redemption Anthony Lioi11. Emerson and Eiseley: Two Religious Visions Jonathan Weidenbaum12. Epic Narratives of Evolution: John Burroughs and Loren Eiseley Stephen Mercier13. Eiseley and Jung: Structuralism's Invisible Pyramid John Nizalowski14. From the American Great Plains to the Steppes of Russia: Loren Eiseley Transplanted Dimitri N. BreschinskyWorks CitedContributorsIndex
Other Titles: Artifacts and illuminations
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher.


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