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Seeing new worlds : Henry David Thoreau and nineteenth-century natural science

Author: Laura Dassow Walls
Publisher: Madison, WI : University of Wisconsin Press, ©1995.
Series: Science and literature.
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Considering Thoreau as a serious, committed scientist, this book offers an alternative understanding of his accomplishment and the place of science in American literature. It shows how Thoreau's  Read more...

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Walls, Laura Dassow.
Seeing new worlds.
Madison, WI : University of Wisconsin Press, c1995
(DLC) 95007401
(OCoLC)32091508
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau; Henry David Thoreau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Dassow Walls
ISBN: 0585081158 9780585081151 9780299147433 0299147436
OCLC Number: 44962596
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 300 p.)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Series Title: Science and literature.
Responsibility: Laura Dassow Walls.

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