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Canadian Wetlands : Places and People

Author: Rod Giblett
Publisher: Intellect, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Canadian Wetlands, Rod Giblett critiques the Canadian canon's popular representation of wetlands and proposes alternatives by highlighting the work of recent and contemporary Canadian authors,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Canadian Wetlands : Places and People
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Giblett
OCLC Number: 1001702555
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 1: Canadian wetlands culture: Past and presentChapter 2: Wetlands in anglophone pioneer settler literature and nature writing of the Canadian canon Chapter 3: 'In the Acadian land' of Evangeline: The marshlands of Grand Pre, the wetlands of the Bay of Fundy and Longfellow's literary legacy Chapter 4: 'The marsh lies rich and wanton': The Tantramar Marshes, Charles G. D. Roberts and Douglas Lochhead Chapter 5: 'Noisome marsh' and 'incurable marshes': Wainfleet Bog, Point Pelee Marshes and the falls on the Niagara Peninsula Chapter 6: 'A swampy flat': Vancouver and the wetlands of the Fraser River delta Chapter 7: A city 'set in malarial lakeside swamps': Toronto and Ashbridge's Bay Marsh Chapter 8: 'Land and water disputed empire': Holland Marsh, John Muir and Henry David Thoreau Chapter 9: 'Quaking morass': The marshes of Manitoba, Frederick Philip Grove and Aldo Leopold Chapter 10: 'Smelling the Old Marsh, I knew I was home': Harry Thurston's marshes of Nova Scotia and the future of Canadian wetlands culture

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'Giblett's analysis is invaluable to the conservation efforts of wetlanders in Canada and abroad.' -- Simon Greenland-Smith, Canadian Geographer

 
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