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The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture
With the environmental crisis comes a crisis of the imagination, a need to find new ways to understand nature and humanity's relation to it. This is the challenge Lawrence Buell takes up in "The Environmental Imagination," the most ambitious study to date of how literature represents the natural environment. With Thoreau's "Walden" as a touchstone, Buell gives us a far-rea ...more
Paperback, 600 pages
Published September 1st 1996 by Belknap Press
(first published February 1st 1995)
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