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Author Aalto, Kathryn, author.

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

Publication Info. Portland, OR : Timber Press, 2020.
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy
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 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  809.89287 AAL    AVAILABLE
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Description 287 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-269) and index.
Summary "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, 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, 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." -- Description provided by publisher.
Subject Literature -- Women authors.
Poetry -- Women authors.
Nature in literature.
Nature writers.
ISBN 9781604699272 (paperback)
1604699272 (paperback)
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