Book ID: CBB000110590

Thoreau's sense of place: Essays in American environmental writing (2000)

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Schneider, Richard J. (Editor)


University of Iowa Press


Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: x + 310 pp., illus., map
Language: English

Description Contents: Laura Dassow Walls, Believing in nature: Wilderness and wildness in Thoreauvian science; William Rossi, Thoreau's transcendental ecocentrism; Richard J. Schneider, “Climate does thus react on man”: Wildness and geographic determinism in Thoreau's “Walking”; Ted Olson, “In search of a more human nature”: Wendell Berry's revision of Thoreau's experiment; Papa, James A., Jr., Water-signs: Place and metaphor in Dillard and Thoreau; David M. Robinson, Written world: Place and history in Thoreau's “A Walk to Wachusett”; Isaiah Smithson, Thoreau, Thomas Cole, and Asher Durand: Composing the American landscape.


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Authors & Contributors
Boylan, Anne M.
Opal, Jason M
Biagioli, Mario
Ritvo, Harriet
Beckert, Sven
Allen, Francis H.
Journals
Ethics, Place and Environment
Quipu
Journal of American Culture
Diplomatic History
Publishers
University Press of Kansas
Beacon
Boydell & Brewer
University of Georgia Press
University of California Press
Oxford University Press
Concepts
Nature and its relationship to culture; human-nature relationships
Natural history
Ecology
Biology
Environmentalism
Environmental sciences
People
Thoreau, Henry David
Humboldt, Alexander von
Leopold, Aldo
Naess, Arne
Burroughs, John
Pinchot, Gifford
Places
United States
Germany
New England (U.S.)
Mexico
Rocky Mountains (U.S.)
Colorado (U.S.)
Times
19th century
20th century
18th century
17th century
20th century, late
Institutions
United States. National Park Service
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