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The environmental imagination : Thoreau, nature writing, and the formation of American culture

Author: Lawrence Buell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. printingView all editions and formats
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With Thoreau's Walden as a touchstone, Buell offers an account of environmental perception, the place of nature in the history of Western thought, and the consequences for literary scholarship of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence Buell
ISBN: 0674258614 9780674258617 0674258622 9780674258624
OCLC Number: 258215774
Description: [IX], 586 Seiten : Illustrationen
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"The Environmental Imagination" has become a standard work on the subject, and a pioneering example of what is being called 'ecocriticism.' -- Jay Parini "New York Times Magazine" A remarkable Read more...

 
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