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The mountain world : a literary journey

Author: Gregory McNamee
Publisher: San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©2000.
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mountain world.
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, ©2000
(OCoLC)654640744
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory McNamee
ISBN: 0871568985 9780871568984
OCLC Number: 42393567
Description: xix, 262 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Mount Katahdin / Henry David Thoreau --
Mountain people / Martin Frobisher --
Front range / Walt Whitman, Isabella Lucy Bird --
Sacred geography / Navajo text --
Songs for the mountain world / Akimel O'Odham, Chiricahua Apache, Cheyenne, Southern Paiute, Wind River Shoshone, Tewa, Tohono O'Odham, and Paiute texts --
Sierra Nevada / John Muir, Mary Austin --
Mount Saint Helens / Ursula K. Le Guin --
Popocatepetl / Fray López De Gomara --
Climbing to the middle of the world / Aimé Felix Tschiffely --
Andes / Kechua and Spanish folk songs, Simón Bolívar, Ida Pfeiffer, Charles Darwin --
The Tepuis of Guyana / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle --
Mountains of Africa / Ashanti, Wachagga, Giyuku, Xan, and!Kung folktales, Pliny the Elder --
The mountains of the moon / Abu El Fadel --
The ascent of Kilimanjaro / H.H. Johnston --
Mysteries of the highlands / John Barrow --
Table Mountain / Joshua Penny --
High Japan / Japanese myths, Dōgen Kigen, Bashō, Nanao Sakaki, Asuka Gasei, Yoshinori, Ota Dokan, Kayano Shigeru --
Sakhalin / Anton Chekhov, Maritime Chukchee folktale --
Storm / V.K. Arseniev --
Mountains of China / Han Shan, Li Po --
Mountains of Mongolia / Nikolai Prejevalsky --
Himalayas / Susan Rijnhart, Zahiruddin Muhammad Bābur, Sir Martin Conway, Hindu myth, Sikkimese hymn, Photius, Mark Twain --
Frontiers / Richard Francis Burton, T.E. Lawrence --
Central Asia / Kirghiz epic, Sven Hedin --
Anatolia / Frederick Burnaby, Bob Shacochis --
Zion / Hebrew text --
Hellas / Archilochos, Sappho, Alkman, Pausanias --
Mountains of water and mystery / Russian folk poems, Romanian and Bulgarian folktales --
Highlands / Dorothy Wordsworth, William Butler Yeats, Scottish folk songs, Alastair Borthwick --
Mountains of Europe / John Ruskin --
Volcano / Jon Thorlaksson --
Vesuvius, Etna and the Apennines / Pliny the Younger, Carlo Levi, Franciscan text --
Sierra / Antonio Machado --
Alps / Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Sir Leslie Stephen, Mrs. H.W. Cole, Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway --
Mountain dreaming / Australian aboriginal myths --
Mount Cook / Freda Du Faur --
Mount Kare / Isabella Tree --
Pele / Hawaiian myth --
The mountains of Erewhon / Samuel Butler --
Cataclysm / Bertolt Brecht --
The hollow-men and the bitter-rose / Renʹe Daumal --
The ends of the earth / Estonian folktale, Sir John Mandeville.
Responsibility: edited by Gregory McNamee.
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