Encyclopedia of the Environment in American Literature

Encyclopedia of the Environment in American Literature

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qThis encyclopedia introduces readers to American poetry, fiction and nonfiction with a focus on the environment (defined as humanity's natural surroundings), from the discovery of America through the present. The work includes biographical and literary entries on material from early explorers and colonists; through Native American creation myths; canonical 18th- and 19th-century works; to more recent figuresq--Provided by publisher.The booka#39;s title essay perfectly illustrates Dillarda#39;s compassion for those who seek to ... Essays that mark this a€œnew knowledgea€ include a€œTotal Eclipse, a€ which famously contrasts the probing language of the mind with the animal truth of the flesh, a€œthe dear, stupid body ... as easily satisfied ... Dillard, Annie. Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters. New York: Harper aamp; Row, 1982. Lavery, David.

Title:Encyclopedia of the Environment in American Literature
Author:Geoff Hamilton, Brian Jones
Publisher:McFarland - 2013-02-27


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