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This incomparable land : a guide to American nature writing

Author: Thomas J Lyon
Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nature writing is essential to awakening an ecological way of seeing. The author covers the full spectrum of the genre, including field guides, travel and adventure stories, and essays on solitary and back-country living. This new edition contains an updated bibliography of primary and secondary sources in nature writing through the end of the 20th century.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Lyon
ISBN: 1571312560 9781571312563
OCLC Number: 45799035
Notes: Revised edition of: This incomperable lande. 1989.
Description: xii, 277 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: An American chronology --
A taxonomy of nature writing --
The American setting --
Beginnings --
The age of Thoreau, Muir, and Burroughs --
The twentieth century.
Other Titles: This incomperable lande.
Responsibility: Thomas J. Lyon.

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Nature writing is essential to awakening an ecological way of seeing. The author covers the full spectrum of the genre, including field guides, travel and adventure stories, and essays on solitary and back-country living. This new edition contains an updated bibliography of primary and secondary sources in nature writing through the end of the 20th century.

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