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Description - The Environmental Imagination by Lawrence Buell

With the environmental crisis comes a crisis of the imagination, a need to find new ways to understand nature and humanity's relation to it. This is the challenge Lawrence Buell takes up in "The Environmental Imagination". With Thoreau's "Walden" as a touchstone, Buell gives us an account of environmental perception, the place of nature in the history of Western thought, and the consequences for literary scholarship of attempting to imagine a more "ecocentric" way of being. In doing so, he provides an understanding of Thoreau's achievement and, at the same time, a rethinking of our literary and cultural reflections on nature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674258624
ISBN-10: 0674258622
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 159mm x mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 30-Aug-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lawrence Buell

Lawrence Buell is Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature at Harvard University.

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