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Speaking for Nature: The Literary Naturalists, from Transcendentalism to the Birth of the American Environmental Movement
by Paul Brooks
Beginning with Thoreau, nature writers not only have influenced our appreciation of the natural world but also have helped to preserve the American wilderness, from the Maine Woods to Yosemite and the Sierra. Writer and activist Paul Brooks presents narrative portraits of great literary naturalists, offering a 200-year history of the country's movement toward conservation. ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 16th 2014 by Dover Publications
(first published April 30th 1980)
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