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A collection of essays by noted naturalist John Burroughs in which he contemplates a wide array of topics including farming, religion, and conservation. A departure from previous John Burroughs anthologies, this volume celebrates the surprising range of his writing to include religion, philosophy, conservation, and farming. In doing so, it emphasizes the process of the literary naturalist, specifically the lively connection the author makes between perceiving nature and how perception permeates all aspects of life experiences
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"So far as seeing things is an art, it is the art of keeping your eyes and ears open. The art of nature is all in the direction of concealment." - John Burroughs" .About the Author:
John Burroughs was the naturalist of the Catskills and friend and contemporary of John Muir. Charlotte Zoe Walker is a professor of English and women's studies at the State University of New York College at Oneonta, where she teaches courses in nature and literature. She is the editor of Sharp Eyes: John Burroughs and American Nature Writing, also published by Syracuse University Press
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Book Description Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd), 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0815628803
Book Description Syracuse University Press, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0815628803
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