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Writing wild : women poets, ramblers, and mavericks who shape how we see the natural world / Kathryn Aalto.

Aalto, Kathryn, (author.).

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Burlington Public Library 809.8928 AALTO 2020 39851001575936 New Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 01/12/2021

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  • ISBN: 9781604699272
  • ISBN: 1604699272
  • Physical Description: 287 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-269) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Dorothy Wordsworth -- Susan Fenimore Cooper -- Gene Stratton-Porter -- Mary Austin -- Vita Sackville-West -- Nan Shepherd -- Rachel Carson -- Mary Oliver -- Carolyn Merchant -- Annie Dillard -- Gretel Ehrlich -- Leslie Marmon Silko -- Diane Ackerman -- Robin Wall Kimmerer -- Lauret Savoy -- Rebecca Solnit -- Kathleen Jamie -- Carolyn Finney -- Helen MacDonald -- Saci Lloyd -- Andrea Wulf -- Camile T. Dungy -- Elena Passarello -- Amy Liptrot -- Eilizabeth Rush -- Afterword.
Summary, etc.:
In Writing Wild, Kathryn Aalto celebrates 25 women whose influential writing helps deepen our connection to and understanding of the natural world. These inspiring wordsmiths are scholars, spiritual seekers, conservationists, scientists, novelists, and explorers. They defy easy categorization, yet they all share a bold authenticity that makes their work both distinct and universal. Featured writers include: Dorothy Wordsworth, Susan Fenimore Cooper, Gene Stratton-Porter, Mary Austin, and Vita Sackville-West, Nan Shepherd, Rachel Carson, Mary Oliver, Carolyn Merchant, and Annie Dillard, Gretel Ehrlich, Leslie Marmon Silko, Diane Ackerman, Robin Wall Kimmerer, and Lauret Savoy, Rebecca Solnit, Kathleen Jamie, Carolyn Finney, Helen Macdonald, and Saci Lloyd, Andrea Wulf, Camille T. Dungy, Elena Passarello, Amy Liptrot, and Elizabeth Rush.Part travel essay, literary biography, and cultural history, Writing Wild ventures into the landscapes and lives of extraordinary writers and encourages a new generation of women to pick up their pens, head outdoors, and start writing wild.
Subject: Literature > Women authors.
Poetry > Women authors.
Nature in literature.
Nature writers.
Literature > Women authors.
Nature in literature.
Nature writers.
Poetry > Women authors.
Genre: Biographies.

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