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Early American nature writers : a biographical encyclopedia

Author: Daniel Patterson; Roger Thompson; J Scott Bryson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles the literary careers of 52 early American nature writers, such as John James Audubon, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Caroline Stansbury Kirkland, Thomas Jefferson, Henry David Thoreau, and Mabel  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Bio-bibliography Dictionaries
Wörterbuch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Patterson; Roger Thompson; J Scott Bryson
ISBN: 9780313346804 0313346801
OCLC Number: 156822204
Description: xi, 433 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction: The rise of American nature writing --
Elizabeth Agassiz / Jennifer Dawes Adkinson --
Louis Agassiz / Christoph Irmscher --
John James Audubon / Deborah Lawrence --
Florence Merriam Bailey / Kandi Tayebi --
John Bartram / Tom J. Hillard --
William Bartram / John D. Cox --
Isabella Lucy Bird / E. Frances Frame --
Neltje Blanchan / Gloria Shearin --
John Bradbury / Alan C. Taylor --
William Byrd II / April D. Gentry --
George Catlin / Angela Courtney --
Susan Fenimore Cooper / Daniel Patterson --
J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur / Thomas Patchell --
Elizabeth Fries Lummis Ellet / Kandi Tayebi --
Ralph Waldo Emerson / Elizabeth Addison --
Eliza W. Farnham / Nancy McKinney --
(Thomas) Wilson Flagg / Patricia Kennedy Bostian --
John Charles Frémont and Jessie Benton Frémont / Kim Leeder --
William Hamilton Gibson / Daniel Patterson --
Chandler Robbins Gilman / David Visser --
John D. Godman / Susan A.C. Rosen --
Louis Hennepin / Winter Elliott --
Francis Higginson / Anne-Marie Libério --
John Edwards Holbrook / Daniel Patteson --
Thomas Jefferson / Patrick M. Erben --
Peter (Pehr) Kalm / Katrina Neckuty --
Clarence King / David Finney --
Thomas Starr King / Daniel Patterson --
Caroline Kirkland / Mary DeJong Obuchowski --
John Lawson / Stuart Noble-Goodman --
Joseph LeConte / Bernie Quetchenbach --
Graceanna Lewis / Patricia Kennedy Bostian --
Meriwether Lewis / Peter T. Kiper --
Olive Thorne Miller / Linda Elizabeth Peterson --
Thomas Nuttall / Michael Ziser --
Almira Hart Lincoln Phelps / Christine Marie Hilger --
John Wesley Powell / James Kraus --
Constantine Samuel Rafinesque / Michael Ziser --
Captain Charles Melville Scammon / Daniel Patterson --
Henry Rowe Schoolcraft / Donald M. Hassler --
George Washington Sears / Tom Murphy --
Annie Trumbull Slosson / Rebecca Tolley-Stokes --
Celia Laighton Thaxter / Jessie Ravage --
Edith M. Thomas / Kevin De Ornellas --
Henry David Thoreau / Bryan L. Moore --
Bradford Torrey / Kevin E. O'Donnell --
John Kirk Townsend / Michael P. Branch --
Mary (Davis) Treat / Tina Gianquitto --
Alexander Wilson / Michael Ziser --
Theodore Winthrop / Paul Lindholdt --
Elizabeth C. Wright / Daniel Patteson --
Mabel Osgood Wright / Melissa Moore.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel Patterson ; Roger Thompson and Scott Bryson, contributing editors.
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