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The environmental imagination : Thoreau, nature writing, and the formation of American culture
- Cambridge, MA : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1995.
- 586 pages : illustrations; 26 cm.
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- I. Historical and Theoretical Contexts. 1. Pastoral Ideology. 2. New World Dreams and Environmental Actualities. 3. Representing the Environment. 4. Walden's Environmental Projects
- II. Forms of Literary Ecocentrism. 5. The Aesthetics of Relinquishment. 6. Nature's Personhood. 7. Nature's Face, Mind's Eye: Realizing the Seasons. 8. Place. 9. Environmental Apocalypticism
- III. Environmental sainthood. 10. The Thoreauvian Pilgrimage. 11. The Canonization and Recanonization of the Green Thoreau. 12. Text as Testament: Reading Walden for the Author
- Appendix: Nature's Genres: Environmental Nonfiction at the Time of Thoreau's Emergence.
- Other information
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 0674258614 (alk. paper)
- Identifying numbers
- LCCN: 94031321
- OCLC: 31044924