Field And Study: The Writings Of John Burroughs

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Kessinger Publishing, Aug 1, 2004 - Nature - 356 pages
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1919. Volume Twenty of Twenty-Three, Riverby Edition. John Burroughs emerged from an obscure boyhood in the Catskill Mountains to write more than thirty books, create the genre of the nature essay, and become the preeminent nature writer of his day. Through his essays in books and popular magazines, John Burroughs taught countless Americans to appreciate nature. Contents: Part I. Afield: The Spring Bird Procession; Nature Lore; The Familiar Birds; Fuss and Feathers; The Songs of Birds; Orchard Secrets; Nature in Little; The Insect Mind; A Clever Beastie; Phases of Animal Life; Each After Its Kind; The Pleasures of Science; New Gleanings in Old Fields. Part II. Study Notes: Literature; Religion; Science; Evolution; Nature and Natural History; and Miscellaneous Notes. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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Burroughs was the naturalist of the Catskills.

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