Imagining the Earth: Poetry and the Vision of Nature
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Imagining the Earth: Poetry and the Vision of Nature

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This landmark work explores how our attitudes toward nature and mirrored in and influenced by poetry. Showing us a resurgent vision of harmony between nature and humanity in the work of some of our most widely read poets, Imagining the Earth reveals the power of poetry to identify, interpret, and celebrate a wide range of issues related to nature and our place in it.
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published September 1st 1985 by University of Illinois Press
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This is a nice book looking at poets from Wordsworth to Jeffers to Snyder, Berry, Oliver, Levertov, Ammons. Elder makes good connections and bridges between them. Helpful, but not a life-changer.
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