The Norton Book of Nature Writing

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Robert Finch, John Elder
W. W. Norton & Company, 1990 - 921 Seiten
Man's encounter with nature has produced some of the great literature of our time. Darwin's ruminations on the Galapagos Islands, Melville's exploration of the "whiteness of the whale, " and Thoreau's communion with Walden Pond are monuments in the history of writing and thought. "The Norton Book of Nature Writing, " including 125 selections by 94 writers, is the fist definitive and comprehensive collection of the many voices of nature writing which have flourished in English and American over the last two hundred years.
 

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What an astonishing scope in this unassuming-looking little paperback! Written as an accompaniment to The Norton Book of NATURE WRITING, it ranges from Gilbert White in the 1700s through Henry Beston ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
17
GILBERT WHITE 17201793
31
HECTOR ST JOHN DE CRÈVECOEUR 17351813
53
WILLIAM BARTRAM 17391823
65
ALEXANDER Wilson 17661813
77
JOHN LEONARD KNAPP 17671845
83
DOROTHY WORDSWORTH 17711855
89
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE 17721834
95
ARCHIE CARR 19091987
547
Wallace STEGNER b 1909
554
JACQUETTA Hawkes b 1910
569
Lewis THOMAS b 1913
575
GAVIN MAXWELL 19141969
586
JOHN Hay b 1915
592
THOMAS MERTON 19151968
598
JOHN GRAVES b 1920
607

WASHINGTON IRVING 17831859
112
JOHN JAMES AUDUBON 17851851
118
JOHN CLARE 17931864
123
GEORGE CATLIN 17961872
133
Ralph Waldo EMERSON 18031882
144
CHARLES DARWIN 18091882
158
HENRY DAVID THOREAU 18171862
169
CHARLES KINGSLEY 18191875
207
JOHN RUSKIN 18191900
232
Walt WHITMAN 18191892
238
JEAN HENRI FABRE 18231915
247
JOHN Wesley POWELL 18341902
257
SAMUEL CLEMENS 18351910
264
JOHN MUIR 18381914
279
W H HUDSON 18411922
298
CLARENCE KING 18421901
316
HENRY JAMES 18431916
326
RICHARD JEFFERIES 18481887
338
Mary AUSTIN 18681934
350
EDWARD THOMAS 18781917
356
ROCKWELL KENT 18821971
369
Isak DINESEN 18831962
375
HENRY BESTON 18881968
391
Aldo LEOPOLD 18881948
400
Gustav ECKSTEIN 18901981
422
Donald Culross PeaTTIE 18981964
449
E B WHITE 18991985
474
RENÉ DUBOS 19011982
487
GEORGE ORWELL 19031950
504
RACHEL CARSON 19071964
519
WILLIAM WARNER b 1920
613
FARLEY Mowat b 1921
621
JOHN HAINES b 1924
636
ANN HAYMOND ZWINGER b 1925
642
J A BAKER b 1926
652
FRANKLIN RUSSELL b 1926
670
EDWARD ABBEY 19271989
679
PETER MATTHIESSEN b 1927 692 PETER MATTHIESSEN b 1927
693
Richard SELZER b 1928
708
Ursula K Le Guin b 1929
715
Edward O Wilson b 1929
722
JOHN G MITCHELL b 1931
735
EDWARD HOAGLAND b 1932
744
JOHN UPDIKE b 1932
759
N SCOTT MOMADAY b 1934
774
Sue HUBBELL b 1935
780
CHET Raymo b 1936
787
ROBERT FINCH b 1943
806
ANNIE DILLARD b 1945
816
BARRY LOPEZ b 1945
839
David Rains WALLACE b 1945
856
GRETEL EHRLICH b 1946
863
ROBERT MICHAEL PYLE b 1947
869
DAVID QUAMMEN b 1948
877
Vicki HEARNE b 1952
894
TERRY TEMPEST WILLIAMS b 1955
903
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
909
INDEX
917
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