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Such news of the land : U.S. women nature writers

Author: Thomas S Edwards; Elizabeth A De Wolfe
Publisher: Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, ©2001.
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A collection of new essays establishes women's voices as a powerful presence in US nature writing.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Such news of the land.
Hanover, NH : University Press of New England, ©2001
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Edwards; Elizabeth A De Wolfe
ISBN: 1584650974 9781584650973 1584650982 9781584650980
OCLC Number: 44777182
Description: xiii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Gender, genus, and genre : women, science, and nature writing in early America / Daniel J. Philippon --
Sentimental ecology : Susan Fenimore Cooper's Rural hours / Richard M. Magee --
"Appropriated waters" : Austin's revision of Thoreau in The land of little rain / Matthew Bolinder --
"Recounting" the land : Mary Austin and early twentieth-century narratives of nature / Carol E. Dickson --
Gender and genre : a new perspective on nineteenth-century women's nature writing / Marcia B. Littenberg --
The harvester and the natural bounty of Gene Stratton-Porter / Cheryl Birkelo --
Willa Cather as nature writer : a cry in the wilderness / Mary R. Ryder --
"That Florida flavor" : nature and culture in Zora Neale Hurston's work for the Federal Writer's Project / Valerie Levy --
"A happy, rural seat of various views" : the ecological spirit in Sarah Orne Jewett's The country of the pointed firs and the Dunnett Landing stories / Kelly L. Richardson --
The best way is the simplest : Florence Merriam and popular ornithology / Jen Hill --
Writing the swamp : Marjory Stoneman Douglas and The Everglades : river of grass / Michael P. Branch --
The animal anthropology of Sally Carrighar / Suzanne Ross --
A view of her own : the garden as text / Tamara Fritze --
Tending the southern vernacular garden : Elizabeth Lawrence and the Market bulletin / Karen Cole --
Linda Hasselstrom : the woman rancher as nature writer / Rena Sanderson --
The land as consciousness : ecological being and the movement of words in the works of Leslie Marmon Silko / Karen E. Waldron --
A new mestiza primer : borderlands philosophy in the children's books of Gloria Anzaldúa / Tiffany Ana López with Phillip Serrato --
Stalking a prayer : crossings of the hunter and the shaman in Pilgrim at Tinker Creek / Jenny Emery Davidson --
Telling news of the tainted land : environmental justice fiction by women / Annie Merrill Ingram.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas S. Edwards and Elizabeth A. De Wolfe.
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