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Writing the land : John Burroughs and his legacy : essays from the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference

Author: Daniel G Payne
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the time of his death in 1921, John Burroughs (1837-1921) was America's most beloved nature writer, a best-selling author whose friends and admirers included Walt Whitman, Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir, Henry Ford, and Thomas Edison. Burroughs was second only to Emerson in fostering the nature study movement of the nineteenth- century, and the popularity of his work inspired Houghton Mifflin to publish or reissue  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Payne, Daniel G.
Writing the Land : John Burroughs and his Legacy; Essays from the John Burroughs Nature Writing Conference.
Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, ©2008
Named Person: John Burroughs; John Burroughs; John Burroughs
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel G Payne
ISBN: 9781443810838 1443810835
OCLC Number: 844329705
Notes: Selected conference papers.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 246 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. John Burroughs and his legacy --
pt. 2. Writing the land --
pt. 3. Writing about nature : urban, suburban, and rural perspectives.
Responsibility: edited by Daniel G. Payne.

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