American Nature Writers

American Nature Writers

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The Scribner Writers Series has set the standard for literary reference for more than 25 years. In addition to addressing the lives and careers of important writers, the articles discuss the themes and styles of major works and place them in pertinent historical, social and political contexts for today's readers. Novelists, playwrights, essayists, poets, short story writers, and more recently, genre writers in science fiction and mystery, are all expertly discussed in the more than 16 sets comprising this series. The essays in the set combine biography, criticism, and in some cases, original interviews to tell the story of each author. This set includes 70 biographical/critical essays on such writers as Rachel Carson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Gary Snyder and 12 general subject essays.He first answers, aquot;Because Jackson is the best place to do what I do. ... University , where he attended college (after learning that it was the university closest to where the movie Jeremiah Johnson was filmed) and to Rob, the friend with whom he first camped there. ... Though he chooses to spend the evening out on the golf course looking for alligators rather than indoors dancing, the trip ... to the Heart it is informed by his concern for wildness and his desire to explore wild landscapes .

Title:American Nature Writers
Author:John Elder
Publisher:Charles Scribners Sons/Reference - 1996-10


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