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American nature writers

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Dictionaries.,
    • Nature in literature -- Dictionaries.,
    • Authors, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
    • American literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Nature in literature -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Natural history -- United States -- Historiography -- Dictionaries.,
    • Natural history -- United States -- Bio-bibliography -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJohn Elder, editor.
      ContributionsElder, John, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS163 .A6 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (xxiii, 1210) :
      Number of Pages1210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL992759M
      ISBN 100684196921, 0684804786, 0684804794
      LC Control Number96031237

        The recent expansion of “new nature writing” is among the most significant developments in British publishing this century. If you missed its inception or have not the inclination to read the scores of books appearing under its banner, you could do worse to catch up than to read a single chapter in Michael McCarthy’s new book, The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy. It is the one entitled. Green Writers Press is honored to endow the annual Howard Frank Mosher First Novel or Short Story Collection Book Prize. Howard Frank Mosher was the author of ten novels and two travel in the Catskill Mountains in , Mosher lived in Vermont’s fabled Northeast Kingdom from onward, when he and his wife Phillis came to teach there.

      Henry David Thoreau's "Walden" is an American masterpiece that is one man's autobiographical attempt to find simplicity, self-reliance, and peace through solitude and nature. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Conserving Words: How American Nature Writers Shaped the Environmental Movement by Daniel J. Philippon (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      Authors Index. A list of all of the authors featured at American Literature, organized alphabetically by last name (by row, left to right) so that you can find your favorite authors' stories, novels, poems and essays easily (or use the "search" box above). Poets have long been inspired to tune their lyrics to the variations in landscape, the changes in season, and the natural phenomena around them. The Greek poet Theocritus began writing idylls in the third century B.C.E. to glorify and honor the simplicity of rural life—creating such well known.


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American Nature Writers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From Walden to Arctic Dreams, nature writing is a powerful Ame 5/5. American Nature Writers. by John Elder (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Scan an ISBN with your phone Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare Author: John Elder. This book gives students and general readers a welcome introduction to early American nature writers. The volume begins with an introductory essay on the history of early American nature writing and its anticipation of present day concerns.

The book then provides alphabetically arranged entries on 52 writers, including:Cited by: 3. American non-fiction environmental writers‎ ( P) Pages in category "American nature writers" The following pages are in this category, out of total.

The 10 best nature books The great American novel and the best one-that-got-away-story ever told. “Fast fish and loose fish” is a term from whaling that Melville makes play with, and his.

The anthology of African-American nature poetry features work by contemporary writers, and writers like 18th century poet Phillis Wheatley.

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American Nature Writers Syllabus Spring, A recognizable genre of belles-lettres whose remoter history seems hardly to go back beyond the end of the seventeenth century and much of that writing does define attitudes to some extent novel– in their emphases at least. There is in it some feeling for nature which is not quite that.

Early American Nature Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia J. Scott Bryson, Roger Thompson Greenwood Press, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. “Nature” again becomes a mere backdrop to human actions, however well observed, and whatever we are writing ceases to be “nature writing”.

This is a problem nature writers, as writers. After the War ofthere was an increasing desire to produce a uniquely American literature and culture, and a number of literary figures emerged, among them Washington Irving, William Cullen Bryant, and James Fenimore wrote humorous works in Salmagundi and the satire A History of New York, by Diedrich Knickerbocker ().

Bryant wrote early romantic and nature-inspired. Get this from a library. American nature writers. [John Elder;] -- Provides a history and criticism of the nature writing genre and biographical and critical essays on individual writers, including novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, and short story writers.

A supplement to Allibone's Critical dictionary of English literature and British and American authors by: Kirk, John Foster, Published: () American writers / by: Oakes, Elizabeth H., Published: (). After reading more than a hundred poems from African American writers, I see how shared—and how unique—experiences of nature are across temporal, geographical and social constructs of race.

Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, edited by Camille T. Dungy, provides windows from 93 poets onto views of nature. Nature in literature > Dictionaries. Authors, American > Biography > Dictionaries. American literature > Bio-bibliography > Dictionaries.

From "Walden" to "Arctic Dreams," nature writing is a powerful American literary tradition. The essays in the set combine biography, criticism, and in some cases, interviews to tell the story of each author. This set includes 70 biographical/critical essays on such writers as Rachel Carson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Barry Lopez, Henry David Thoreau.

"Today, nature writing in America flourishes as never before. Nonfiction may well be the most vital form of current American literature, and a notable proportion of the best writers of nonfiction practice nature writing." (J.

Elder and R. Finch, Introduction, The Author: Richard Nordquist. This book profiles the literary careers of 52 early American nature writers, such as John James Audubon, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Caroline Stansbury Kirkland, Thomas Jefferson, Henry David Thoreau, and Mabel Osgood Wright. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and discusses the writer's.

Ralph Waldo Emerson () An ordained minister, Boston-born Emerson was a philosopher, essayist and poet whose insightful prose explored the mind of man and his relationship with nature.

Emerson’s uniquely American vision and writing style is illustrated in the essay Nature and the essay Self-Reliance. William Faulkner ()Author: Stuart Englert. African American Nature Writers. Course Description Through poetry, fiction, and non-fiction we will explore how African American artists (primarily writers with some attention to visual artists) have imagined a cultural relationship to nature.

Some are parents, educators, or librarians whose love of nature pushes them to write for middle grade audiences, like Mélina Mangal’s The Vast Wonder of the World, a stunning illustrated book about Ernest Everett Just (), an African American biologist whose work within marine biology, cytology and parthenogenesis (egg fertilization Author: Kim-Marie Walker.The book is a modern day Walden with a more realistic and edgy view of nature.

Terry Tempest Williams (Boom Generation). Author of Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place (). The book mixes nature writing, culture and family (in particular, Williams writes about her grandmother). Electric Literature is a (c)(3) non-profit organization founded in Our mission is to amplify the power of storytelling with digital innovation, and to ensure that literature remains a vibrant presence in popular culture by supporting writers, embracing new technologies, and building community to broaden the audience for literature.