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📒Desert Solitaire ✍ Edward Abbey
✏Desert Solitaire Book Summary : An account of the author's experiences, observations, and reflections as a seasonal park ranger in southeast Utah
📒Being On The Surface ✍ David James Almquist
✏Being on the Surface Book Summary :
📒Christianity Wilderness And Wildlife ✍ Susan Bratton
✏Christianity Wilderness and Wildlife Book Summary : In Christianity, Wilderness, and Wildlife, Susan Bratton brings to life the tradition of Christian wilderness spirituality, from Noah’s and Moses’ experiences in the Old Testament to Celtic monasteries and the Franciscan order. She traces a long history of divine encounters in biblical literature such as visions, providential protection, spiritual guidance and calls to leadership—all of which highlight the importance of nature in Christian thought. This book will command the attention of the growing audience for works at the intersection of environment and spirituality.
📒Bedrock And Paradox ✍ David M. Pozza
✏Bedrock and Paradox Book Summary : Rarely does an author so thoroughly entertain and anger his readers as Edward Abbey does. This book focuses on Abbey’s aesthetic and philosophy of paradox as they are reflected in his writings, and explores his literary technique of blurring traditional genres regarding fiction and nonfiction. Until now, no study has sufficiently treated the full complexity of Abbey’s writing throughout his career - making this particular work not only original, but important.
📒The New West Of Edward Abbey ✍ Ann Ronald
✏The New West of Edward Abbey Book Summary : An assessment of Edward Abbey's works
📒The Poetics And Politics Of The Desert ✍ Catrin Gersdorf
✏The Poetics and Politics of the Desert Book Summary : This study explores the ways in which the desert, as topographical space and cultural presence, shaped and reshaped concepts and images of America. Once a territory outside the geopolitical and cultural borders of the United States, the deserts of the West and Southwest have since emerged as canonical American landscapes. Drawing on the critical concepts of American studies and on questions and problems raised in recent debates on ecocriticism, The Poetics and Politics of the Desertinvestigates the spatial rhetoric of America as it developed in view of arid landscapes since the mid-nineteenth century. Gersdorf argues that the integration of the desert into America catered to the entire spectrum of ideological and political responses to the history and culture of the US, maintaining that the Americanization of this landscape was and continues to be staged within the idiomatic parameters and in reaction to the discursive authority of four spatial metaphors: garden, wilderness, Orient, and heterotopia.
📒The Wilderness Reader ✍ Frank Bergon
✏The Wilderness Reader Book Summary : The relationship of wilderness to civilization has been a major preoccupation of poets and novelists from Bryant to Faulkner. The cultural heritage developed out of a great deal of philosophizing, romanticizing and fantasizing about the wilderness. But for all the enthusiasm that accompanied its conquest, we have not necessarily developed an appreciation for the actual phenomenon of wilderness itself - its trees, bogs, snakes, rocks, wolves and dirt.
📒The Ecocriticism Reader ✍ Cheryll Glotfelty
✏The Ecocriticism Reader Book Summary : This book is the first collection of its kind, an anthology of classic and cutting-edge writings in the rapidly emerging field of literary ecology. Exploring the relationship between literature and the physical environment, literary ecology is the study of the ways that writing - from novels and folktales to U.S. government reports and corporate advertisements - both reflects and influences our interactions with the natural world.
📒What Does The Desert Say ✍ John Seibert Farnsworth
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📒Nature Writing ✍ Don Scheese
✏Nature Writing Book Summary : First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.