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John Burroughs and the place of nature

Author: James Perrin Warren
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers insights into the rise of the nature essay as a genre, the role of popular magazines as shapers and conveyors of public values, and the dynamism of place in terms of such opposed concepts as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: John Burroughs; John Muir; Theodore Roosevelt; John Burroughs; John Burroughs; John Muir; Theodore Roosevelt; John Burroughs; John Burroughs; John Muir; Theodore Roosevelt; John Burroughs; John (Geologe) Muir; Theodore Roosevelt
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Perrin Warren
ISBN: 0820327883 9780820327884
OCLC Number: 61141005
Description: xiii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the power of place --
Great neighbors : Emerson, Thoreau, and the writer's place --
Whitman land : John Burroughs's pastoral criticism --
Pastoral illustration : Burroughs, Muir, and the Century magazine --
Landscapes beginning to be born : Alaska and the pictorial imagination --
The "best of places" : Roosevelt as literary naturalist --
The divine abyss : Burroughs and Muir in the new century --
Conclusion : the place of elegy.
Responsibility: James Perrin Warren.
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