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Books Books 1 - 9 of about 9 citing First Person Rural: Essays of a Sometime Farmer.

The Middle West: Its Meaning in American Culture, Volume 2

James R. Shortridge - History - 1989 - 201 pages
In this thoughtful book, cultural geographer James R. Shortridge offers a historical probe into the "idea" of the Middle West. By exploring what this term originally meant and ...
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At Home on the Earth: Becoming Native to Our Place : a Multicultural Anthology

David Landis Barnhill - Literary Collections - 1999 - 327 pages
"The physical earth is clearly under unprecedented siege--heated, toxified, scraped. But almost as if they were antibodies, the finest nature writers of any era have come ...
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E.B. White: the emergence of an essayist

Robert L. Root - Literary Collections - 1999 - 244 pages
In E. B. White: The Emergence of an Essayist, Robert Root traces the literary career of the best-known and most widely admired American essayist of the twentieth century.Root ...
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The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the ...

Phillip Lopate - Literary Collections - 1995 - 777 pages
Essays by writers representing various cultures and eras, from ancient Greece to the present, include works by Seneca, Thoreau, Dillard, Vidal, and Orwell.
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The Countryside Ideal: Anglo-American Images of Landscape

M. F. Bunce, Michael Bunce - Science - 1994 - 232 pages
`God made the country, man made the town.' William Cowper's words, written two centuries ago, underline an idealisation of rural life and landscape which persists to this day ...
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