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Imagining the Earth: POETRY AND THE VISION OF NATURE Hardcover – September 1, 1985

ISBN-13: 978-0252011771 ISBN-10: 0252011775 Edition: First Edition

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 248 pages
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press; First Edition edition (September 1, 1985)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0252011775
  • ISBN-13: 978-0252011771
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,745,598 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Forcefully written . . . Imagining the Earth is a clear-headed, deeply-felt meditation on nature, poetry, and human community."--Hollins Critic


"Justly recognized as a pioneer work of ecocriticism, Elder's Imagining the Earth unquestionably remains one of the most intellectually venturesome contributions to this fast-growing field."--Lawrence Buell, author of The Environmental Imagination


"An insightful study of contemporary American nature poetry and its precursors, tracing a recurring pattern of estrangement, transformation, and reintegration that enacts a circuit of healing.”--Cheryll Glotfelty, University of Nevada, Reno
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About the Author

John Elder is Stewart Professor of English and Environmental Studies at Middlebury College. He is the author or editor of numerous books, including Reading the Mountains of Home and Nature Writing (coedited with Robert Finch).
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