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The Norton book of nature writing, edited by Robert Finch and John Elder

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The Norton book of nature writing
Title
The Norton book of nature writing
Statement of responsibility
edited by Robert Finch and John Elder
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • 1943-
  • 1947-
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  • Finch, Robert
  • Elder, John
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  • Natural history
  • Natural history literature
Label
The Norton book of nature writing, edited by Robert Finch and John Elder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 909-910) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • From "The natural history and antiquities of Selborne" / Gilbert White -- From "Letters from an American farmer"; from "Sketches of eighteenth century America" / Hector St. John de Crevecoeur -- From "Travels through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida" / William Bartram -- From "American ornithology; or, the natural history of the birds of the United States" / Alexander Wilson -- From "The journal of a naturalist" / John Leonard Knapp -- From "Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth" / Dorothy Wordsworth -- From "Anima Poetae" / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- From "Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles" / Charles Waterton
  • From "A tour on the prairies" / Washington Irving -- From "Ornithological biography" / John James Audubon -- From "The natural world"; from "The natural history prose writings of John Clare" / John Clare -- From "Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and conditions of the North American Indians" / George Catlin -- From "Nature"; from "The journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson" / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From "Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle"; from "On the origin of species by means of natural selection"; from "The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex:"/ Charles Darwin -- From "A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers"; From "Walden : or, life in the woods"; "Walking"; from "The Maine woods"; from "Journals" / Henry David Thoreau
  • From "Glaucus; or, the wonders of the shore" / Charles Kingsley -- From "Moby-Dick; or, the whale" / Herman Melville -- From "Modern painters" / John Ruskin -- From "Specimen days and collect" / Walt Whitman -- From "The life of the grasshopper" / Jean Henri Fabre -- From "The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise" / Alfred Russel Wallace -- From "Exploration of the Colorado River of the west and its tributaries" / John Wesley Powell -- From "Life on the Mississippi" / Samuel Clemens -- "In Mammoth Cave"; "The gospel of nature" / John Burroughs -- "A wind-storm in the forests"; "The water-ouzel" / John Muir -- "My friend the pig"; from "Idle days in Patagonia"; from "Birds and man"; from "Afoot in England"; from "A traveller in little things" / W.H. Hudson
  • From "Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada" / Clarence King -- From "The American scene" / Henry James -- From "Notebooks and papers of Gerard Manley Hopkins" / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- "Out of doors in February"; "Absence of design in nature" / Richard Jefferies -- From "The land of little rain" / Mary Austin -- From "The south country" / Edward Thomas -- From "N by E" / Rockwell Kent -- "The death of the moth" / Virginia Woolf -- From "Out of Africa" / Isak Dinesen -- "Flowery Tuscany" / D.H. Lawrence -- From "The outermost house : a year of life on the great beach of Cape Cod" / Henry Beston -- From "A Sand County almanac" / Aldo Leopold -- "Two lives" / Gustav Eckstein -- "Love in the desert"; "The colloid and the crystal" / Joseph Wood Krutch -- From "An almanac for moderns" / Donald Culross Peattie -- "Northern lights" / Sigurd Olson -- "The lost woods"; "The Selborne Nightingale" / Edwin Way Teale
  • "A slight sound at evening" / E.B. White -- "The ancient people and the newly come" / Meridel LeSueur -- From "The wooing of earth" / Rene Dubos -- From "A river runs through it" / Norman Maclean -- From "The grapes of wrath"; from "The log from the Sea of Cortez" / John Steinbeck -- "Some thoughts on the common toad" / George Orwell -- From "The heart of the hunter" / Laurens Van Der Post -- "The snakes are about" / T.H. White -- From "The edge of the sea" / Rachel Carson -- "The judgment of the birds"; "The star thrower" / Loren Eiseley -- From "The windward road" / Archie Carr -- "Glen Canyon Submersus"; "Coda : wilderness letter" / Wallace Stegner -- From "A land" / Jacquetta Hawkes -- "Antaeus in Manhattan"; "Death in the open"; "The world's biggest membrane"; "The Tucson Zoo" / Lewis Thomas
  • From "Ring of bright water" / Gavin Maxwell -- From "The run"; from "In defense of nature" / John Hay -- "Rain and rhinoceros" / Thomas Merton -- "From "Goodbye to a river" / John Graves -- From "Beautiful swimmers : watermen, crabs, and the Chesapeake Bay" / William Warner -- From "Never cry wolf"; from "People of the deer" / Farley Mowat -- "Moments and journey" / John Haines -- From "The mysterious lands" / Ann Haymond Zwinger -- From "The Peregrine" / J.A. Baker -- From "The tree" / John Fowles -- From "The secret islands" / Franklin Russell -- From "Desert solitaire"' "The great American desert" / Edward Abbey -- From "The tree where man was born"; from "The wind birds" / Peter Matthiessen -- "Skin" / Richard Selzer -- "A very warm mountain" / Ursula K. Le Guin -- From "Biophilia" / Edward O. Wilson
  • From "Coming into the country"; "Under the snow" / John McPhee -- From "The hunt" / John G. Mitchell -- "Hailing the elusory mountain lion"; "Thoughts on returning to the city after five months on a mountain where the wolves howled" / Edward Hoagland -- "Spring rain"; "Eclipse" / John Updike -- "An entrance to the woods" / Wendell Berry -- From "The way to Rainy Mountain" / N. Scott Momaday -- From "A country year" / Sue Hubbell -- "The silence" / Chet Raymo -- "The gifts" / Richard K. Nelson -- "What the stones said" / Robert Finch -- "Dreaming elands" / Peter Steinhart -- From "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek"; "Total eclipse" / Annie Dillard -- From "Arctic dreams"; "The raven" / Barry Lopez -- From "The Klamath Knot" / David Rains Wallace -- From "The solace of open spaces" / Gretel Ehrlich -- From "Wintergreen : listening to the land's heart" / Robert Michael Pyle -- "Animal rights and beyond" / David Quammen
  • "Landscape, history, and the Pueblo imagination" / Leslie Marmon Silko -- From "Adam's task : calling animals by name" / Vicki Hearne -- From "The desert smells like rain : a naturalist in Papago Indian country" / Gary Paul Nabhan -- "In the country of grasses" / Terry Tempest Williams
Control code
19975900
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
921 pages
Isbn
9780393027990
Lccn
89035531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1364894
Label
The Norton book of nature writing, edited by Robert Finch and John Elder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 909-910) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • From "The natural history and antiquities of Selborne" / Gilbert White -- From "Letters from an American farmer"; from "Sketches of eighteenth century America" / Hector St. John de Crevecoeur -- From "Travels through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida" / William Bartram -- From "American ornithology; or, the natural history of the birds of the United States" / Alexander Wilson -- From "The journal of a naturalist" / John Leonard Knapp -- From "Journals of Dorothy Wordsworth" / Dorothy Wordsworth -- From "Anima Poetae" / Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- From "Wanderings in South America, the North-West of the United States, and the Antilles" / Charles Waterton
  • From "A tour on the prairies" / Washington Irving -- From "Ornithological biography" / John James Audubon -- From "The natural world"; from "The natural history prose writings of John Clare" / John Clare -- From "Letters and notes on the manners, customs, and conditions of the North American Indians" / George Catlin -- From "Nature"; from "The journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson" / Ralph Waldo Emerson -- From "Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle"; from "On the origin of species by means of natural selection"; from "The descent of man, and selection in relation to sex:"/ Charles Darwin -- From "A week on the Concord and Merrimack rivers"; From "Walden : or, life in the woods"; "Walking"; from "The Maine woods"; from "Journals" / Henry David Thoreau
  • From "Glaucus; or, the wonders of the shore" / Charles Kingsley -- From "Moby-Dick; or, the whale" / Herman Melville -- From "Modern painters" / John Ruskin -- From "Specimen days and collect" / Walt Whitman -- From "The life of the grasshopper" / Jean Henri Fabre -- From "The Malay Archipelago, the land of the orang-utan and the bird of paradise" / Alfred Russel Wallace -- From "Exploration of the Colorado River of the west and its tributaries" / John Wesley Powell -- From "Life on the Mississippi" / Samuel Clemens -- "In Mammoth Cave"; "The gospel of nature" / John Burroughs -- "A wind-storm in the forests"; "The water-ouzel" / John Muir -- "My friend the pig"; from "Idle days in Patagonia"; from "Birds and man"; from "Afoot in England"; from "A traveller in little things" / W.H. Hudson
  • From "Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada" / Clarence King -- From "The American scene" / Henry James -- From "Notebooks and papers of Gerard Manley Hopkins" / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- "Out of doors in February"; "Absence of design in nature" / Richard Jefferies -- From "The land of little rain" / Mary Austin -- From "The south country" / Edward Thomas -- From "N by E" / Rockwell Kent -- "The death of the moth" / Virginia Woolf -- From "Out of Africa" / Isak Dinesen -- "Flowery Tuscany" / D.H. Lawrence -- From "The outermost house : a year of life on the great beach of Cape Cod" / Henry Beston -- From "A Sand County almanac" / Aldo Leopold -- "Two lives" / Gustav Eckstein -- "Love in the desert"; "The colloid and the crystal" / Joseph Wood Krutch -- From "An almanac for moderns" / Donald Culross Peattie -- "Northern lights" / Sigurd Olson -- "The lost woods"; "The Selborne Nightingale" / Edwin Way Teale
  • "A slight sound at evening" / E.B. White -- "The ancient people and the newly come" / Meridel LeSueur -- From "The wooing of earth" / Rene Dubos -- From "A river runs through it" / Norman Maclean -- From "The grapes of wrath"; from "The log from the Sea of Cortez" / John Steinbeck -- "Some thoughts on the common toad" / George Orwell -- From "The heart of the hunter" / Laurens Van Der Post -- "The snakes are about" / T.H. White -- From "The edge of the sea" / Rachel Carson -- "The judgment of the birds"; "The star thrower" / Loren Eiseley -- From "The windward road" / Archie Carr -- "Glen Canyon Submersus"; "Coda : wilderness letter" / Wallace Stegner -- From "A land" / Jacquetta Hawkes -- "Antaeus in Manhattan"; "Death in the open"; "The world's biggest membrane"; "The Tucson Zoo" / Lewis Thomas
  • From "Ring of bright water" / Gavin Maxwell -- From "The run"; from "In defense of nature" / John Hay -- "Rain and rhinoceros" / Thomas Merton -- "From "Goodbye to a river" / John Graves -- From "Beautiful swimmers : watermen, crabs, and the Chesapeake Bay" / William Warner -- From "Never cry wolf"; from "People of the deer" / Farley Mowat -- "Moments and journey" / John Haines -- From "The mysterious lands" / Ann Haymond Zwinger -- From "The Peregrine" / J.A. Baker -- From "The tree" / John Fowles -- From "The secret islands" / Franklin Russell -- From "Desert solitaire"' "The great American desert" / Edward Abbey -- From "The tree where man was born"; from "The wind birds" / Peter Matthiessen -- "Skin" / Richard Selzer -- "A very warm mountain" / Ursula K. Le Guin -- From "Biophilia" / Edward O. Wilson
  • From "Coming into the country"; "Under the snow" / John McPhee -- From "The hunt" / John G. Mitchell -- "Hailing the elusory mountain lion"; "Thoughts on returning to the city after five months on a mountain where the wolves howled" / Edward Hoagland -- "Spring rain"; "Eclipse" / John Updike -- "An entrance to the woods" / Wendell Berry -- From "The way to Rainy Mountain" / N. Scott Momaday -- From "A country year" / Sue Hubbell -- "The silence" / Chet Raymo -- "The gifts" / Richard K. Nelson -- "What the stones said" / Robert Finch -- "Dreaming elands" / Peter Steinhart -- From "Pilgrim at Tinker Creek"; "Total eclipse" / Annie Dillard -- From "Arctic dreams"; "The raven" / Barry Lopez -- From "The Klamath Knot" / David Rains Wallace -- From "The solace of open spaces" / Gretel Ehrlich -- From "Wintergreen : listening to the land's heart" / Robert Michael Pyle -- "Animal rights and beyond" / David Quammen
  • "Landscape, history, and the Pueblo imagination" / Leslie Marmon Silko -- From "Adam's task : calling animals by name" / Vicki Hearne -- From "The desert smells like rain : a naturalist in Papago Indian country" / Gary Paul Nabhan -- "In the country of grasses" / Terry Tempest Williams
Control code
19975900
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
921 pages
Isbn
9780393027990
Lccn
89035531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(WaOLN)1364894

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