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Common Ground A Naturalist S Cape Cod

Author : Robert Finch
ISBN : 9780393348439
Genre : Nature
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"In these compassionate, quietly evocative essays, Mr. Finch makes an eloquent case for dealing with nature not just as an extension of ourselves but as a world apart." -- New York Times Book Review When Common Ground was first published, Annie Dillard praised Robert Finch's essays for "their strength, subtlety, and above all their geniality." New readers will have a chance to discover that Finch's Cape Cod is indeed a wonderful place. The birds, fish, and animals that share the cape's fragile ecology on any given summer day with the human residents are described with the fresh eye of a first-rate nature writer.

Against The Tide

Author : Richard Adams Carey
ISBN : 061805698X
Genre : Nature
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Drawing on a year spent with four Cape Cod fisherman, the author of Raven's Children explores the imperiled world of small-boat fisherman, capturing the lives of men whose livelihood is closely tied to the capricious environment of the sea. 20,000 first printing. Tour.

Words From The Land

Author : Stephen Trimble
ISBN : 0874172640
Genre : Nature
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"Words From the Land spans the full range of the contemporary nature writing genre. In this expanded edition, Stephen Trimble adds five writers to the fifteen included in the original edition, including selections both from well-known masters and from vital new writers who focus on our relationship with the earth. A new preface brings his critical commentary up to date. In his fascinating introduction, and in biographical sketches of each contributor, Trimble illuminates the practice and spirit of this work, the fruit of 'the naturalist's trance'. Trimble explores how the writers learn their profession, how they meet day-by-day challenges, and how they feel about their craft. The interaction between the essays and the introduction provides an unusual perspective on these writers who connect the worlds of story and landscape."--Publisher's description.

The Renaissance Of Impasse

Author : Jean-Fran├žois Leroux
ISBN : 0820469378
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In his 1963 debut essay for the militant Quebec journal, "Parti pris," Andre Brochu invoked the figure of the sixteenth-century skeptic Michel de Montaigne in the name of what Ralph Waldo Emerson, responding to the same over a century earlier, had called, -an original relation to the universe-. -Ecrire-, wrote Brochu, -c'est redefinir la relation originelle de l'homme a l'univers, c'est, comme ecrit magnifiquement Montaigne, 'faire l'homme'...- By tracing the idealism of nineteenth-century American and twentieth-century Quebec writers back to Montaigne and his rejection of Aristotelian and Scholastic reason, "The Renaissance of Impasse" offers an alternate history to that found in much (post)Romantic criticism, wherein modern skepticism tends to be identified with, and so in a sense confined to, the project of Enlightenment reason. Key works from Thomas Carlyle, Emerson and Herman Melville to Hubert Aquin, Rejean Ducharme and Victory-Levy Beaulieu serve to define and to refine the sense of an impasse - personal, social, spiritual, historical, and political - that accompanies the -modern- drive to renaissance."

Contemporary Authors

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787630934
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In response to the escalating need for up-to-date information on writers, Contemporary Authors(r) New Revision Series brings researchers the most recent data on the world's most-popular authors. These exciting and unique author profiles are essential to your holdings because sketches are entirely revised and up-to-date, and completely replace the original Contemporary Authors(r) entries. For your convenience, a soft-cover cumulative index is sent biannually

A Guide To Nature On Cape Cod And The Islands

Author : Greg O'Brien
ISBN : 0940160617
Genre : Nature
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Written by some of Cape Cod's and New England's foremost naturalists and scientists, each chapter covers a different type of wildlife family and is accompanied by an informative question and answer section.

Buyer S Guide

Author : William White
ISBN : UVA:X000377531
Genre : Library science
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Becoming Cape Cod

Author : James C. O'Connell
ISBN : 1584651822
Genre : History
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A richly-illustrated history of Cape Cod tourism from its bucolic origins to the present crisis of overdevelopment.

Cape Cod Annals

Author : Marise Fawsett
ISBN : UOM:39015018940828
Genre : Cape Cod (Mass.)
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American Nature Writing 1996

Author : John A. Murray
ISBN : 0871563894
Genre : Science
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A collection of nature writings by Jimmy Carter, Barry Lopez, Rich Bass, David Rains Wallace, Adele Ne Jame, Robert Finch, Edward O. Wilson, and Gary Nabhan

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