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Thoreau's World and Ours
Language: en
Pages: 405
Authors: Edmund A. Schofield, Robert C. Baron
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Fulcrum Pub

In recognition of The Thoreau Society Jubilee celebration, preeminent scholars from around the United States gathered in Worcester and Concord, Massachusetts, in the summer of 1991 to commemorate Henry David Thoreau's contribution to literature, to conservation, and to contemporary thought. This volume is the resulting compendium of papers, a diverse
Thoreau's Late Career and The Dispersion of Seeds
Language: en
Pages: 153
Authors: Michael Berger, Michael Benjamin Berger, Henry David Thoreau
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Camden House

The first detailed study of a major but neglected work by Thoreau.
Death, Dying, and Mysticism
Language: en
Pages: 281
Authors: T. Cattoi, C. Moreman, G. C. Harcourt
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-01 - Publisher: Springer

This volume offers a sample of reflections from scholars and practitioners on the theme of death and dying from scholars and practitioners, ranging from the Christian tradition to Hinduism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, while also touching on the themes of the afterlife and near-death experiences.
The Transcendentalists and Their World
Language: en
Pages: 864
Authors: Robert A. Gross
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-11-09 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

One of The Wall Street Journal's 10 best books of 2021 One of Air Mail's 10 best books of 2021 In the year of the nation’s bicentennial, Robert A. Gross published The Minutemen and Their World, a paradigm-shaping study of Concord, Massachusetts, during the American Revolution. It won the prestigious
Ecological Restoration and the U.S. Nature and Environmental Writing Tradition
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Laura Smith
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-12 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book presents a critical history of the intersections between American environmental literature and ecological restoration policy and practice. Through a storying—restorying—restoring framework, this book explores how entanglements between writers and places have produced literary interventions in restoration politics. The book considers the ways literary landscapes are politicized by writers