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Thoreau`s Sense of Place

Essays in American Environmental Writing

€ 29.84



Taal / Language : English

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Acknowledgments vii
Foreword ix
Lawrence Buell
Introduction 1(14)
I. RELATING TO PLACE: ``BETWEEN ME AND IT``
Believing in Nature: Wilderness and Wildness in Thoreauvian Science
15(13)
Laura Dassow Walls
Thoreau`s Transcendental Ecocentrism
28(16)
William Rossi
``Climate Does Thus React on Man``: Wildness and Geographic Determinism in Thoreau`s ``Walking``
44(17)
Richard J. Schneider
``In Search of a More Human Nature``: Wendell Berry`s Revision of Thoreau`s Experiment
61(9)
Ted Olson
Water-Signs: Place and Metaphor in Dillard and Thoreau
70(13)
James A. Papa, Jr.
II. IMAGING PLACE: FINDING A DISCOURSE TO MATCH DISCOVERY
The Written World: Place and History in Thoreau`s ``A Walk to Wachusett``
83(10)
David M. Robinson
Thoreau, Thomas Cole, and Asher Durand: Composing the American Landscape
93(22)
Isaish Smithson
Reading Home: Thoreau, Literature, and the Phenomenon of Inhabitation
115(18)
Peter Blakemore
Seeing the West Side of Any Mountain: Thoreau and Contemporary Ecological Poetry
133(16)
J. Scott Bryson
III. SOCIALLY CONSTRUCTING PLACE: CULTURE AND NATURE
Ten Ways of Seeing Landscapes in Walden and Beyond
149(16)
James G. McGrath
Sauntering in the Industrial Wilderness
165(14)
Bernard W. Quetchenbach
Walden, Rural Hours, and the Dilemma of Representation
179(15)
Rochelle Johnson
Wordsworth and Thoreau: Two Versions of Pastoral
194(13)
Greg Garrard
Humanity as ``A Part and Parcel of Nature``: A Comparative Study of Thoreau`s and Taoist Concepts of Nature
207(16)
Aimin Cheng
IV. SAVING PLACE: WRITING AS APPROPRIATION OR PRESERVATION OF NATURE
Speaking for Nature: Thoreau and the ``Problem`` of ``Nature Writing``
223(12)
Nancy Craig Simmons
Depopulation, Deforestation, and the Actual Walden Pond
235(9)
Robert Sattelmeyer
Skirting Lowell: The Exceptional Work of Nature in A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
244(10)
Stephen Germic
Rustling Thoreau`s Cattle: Wildness and Domesticity in ``Walking``
254(12)
Barbara ``Barney`` Nelson
Counter Frictions: Writing and Activism in the Work of Abbey and Thoreau
266(15)
Susan M. Lucas
Contributors 281(4)
Works Cited 285(16)
Index 301
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