Paradise Wild: Reimagining America Nature

Paradise Wild: Reimagining America Nature

by David Oates
     
 
As if putting an arm around the reader's shoulder and extending an invitation for a walk, Oates speaks about nature, civilization, and self discovery. His reflections encompass many kinds of literature, the rhetoric of the environmental movement, and some of the environmental issues in the West (forests, salmon, Hanford nuclear reservation, Native American issues), as

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As if putting an arm around the reader's shoulder and extending an invitation for a walk, Oates speaks about nature, civilization, and self discovery. His reflections encompass many kinds of literature, the rhetoric of the environmental movement, and some of the environmental issues in the West (forests, salmon, Hanford nuclear reservation, Native American issues), as well as the nuances of his personal experiences with nature and the evolution of his thinking. Signalling thoughtful preparation, the book is well referenced and indexed. (Librarians might come across an early MARC record showing a different title: Paradise Peeled; Myth and Wildness in American Nature.) Oates teaches English at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington and is the author of a previous book on ecological beliefs and a book of poetry. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870715532
Publisher:
Oregon State University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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