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City of Nature: Journeys to Nature in the Age of American Romanticism Bernard Rosenthal

City of Nature: Journeys to Nature in the Age of American Romanticism

Bernard Rosenthal

Published October 31st 2009
ISBN : 9780874131475
Hardcover
280 pages
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This book reexamines traditional assumptions about early American attitudes toward nature. It also reopens and redefines the relationships of nature and civilization in the previous century, and in so doing, offers todays reader an insight into theMoreThis book reexamines traditional assumptions about early American attitudes toward nature. It also reopens and redefines the relationships of nature and civilization in the previous century, and in so doing, offers todays reader an insight into the basis for some contemporary attitudes toward the environment. The works of major and minor American writers are considered.