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Nature writing : the tradition in English

Author: Robert Finch; John Elder
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nature writing: the tradition in English includes 157 selections by 131 authors. This is the definitive collection of a many-voiced genre that has flourished in England and America for over two hundred years.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Finch; John Elder
ISBN: 0393049663 9780393049664
OCLC Number: 48383599
Notes: Revised edition of: The Norton book of nature writing. 1st ed. 1990.
Description: 1152 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to the 1990 Norton Book of Nature Writing --
Gilbert White (1720-1793) --
from The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne --
Hector St. John de Crevecoeur (1735-1813) --
from Letters from an American Farmer --
from Sketches of Eighteenth century America --
William Bartram (1739-1823) --
from Travels Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida ... --
Alexander Wilson (1766-1813) --
from American Ornithology; or, The Natural History of the Birds of the United States --
John Leonard Knapp (1767-1845) --
from The Journal of a Naturalist --
David Thompson (1770-1857) --
from David Thompson's Narrative of His Explorations in Western America, 1784-1812 --
Dorothy Wordsworth (1771-1855) --
from Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth --
Meriwether Lewis (1774-1809) --
from The Journals of Lewis and Clark --
Charles Waterton (1782-1865) --
from Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles --
John James Audubon (1785-1851) --
from Ornithological Biography --
John Clare (1793-1864) --
The Natural World --
from The Natural History Prose Writings of John Clare --
George Catlin (1796-1872) --
from Letters and Notes on the Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians ... --
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) --
from Nature --
from The Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Charles Darwin (1809-1882) --
from Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle --
from On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection --
from The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex.
Other Titles: Norton book of nature writing.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Finch and John Elder.

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Nature writing: the tradition in English includes 157 selections by 131 authors. This is the definitive collection of a many-voiced genre that has flourished in England and America for over two hundred years.

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