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The Last Harvest: The Complete Writings of John Burroughs
1924. Volume XXIII. This volume contains material written by John Burroughs, the American naturalist, best remembered for his essays on nature, in the closing months of his life. Contents: Emerson and His Journals; Flies in Amber; Another Word on Thoreau; A Critical Glance into Darwin; What Makes a Poem?; Short Studies in Contrasts; Day by Day; Gleanings; and Sundown Paper ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published January 20th 2001)
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In 1837, naturalist John Burroughs was born on a farm in the Catskills. After teaching, and clerking in government, Burroughs returned to the Catskills, and devoted his life to writing and gardening. He knew Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Theodore Roosevelt, John Muir and Walt Whitman, writing the first biography of Whitman. Most of his 22 books are collected essays on nature and philosophy. In In The ...more