Environmental and Nature Writing
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Environmental and Nature Writing

A Writer's Guide and Anthology

Sean Prentiss, Joe Wilkins

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Environmental and Nature Writing

A Writer's Guide and Anthology

Sean Prentiss, Joe Wilkins

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Offering guidance on writing poetry, nonfiction, and fiction, Environmental and Nature Writing is a complete introduction to the art and craft of writing about the environment in a wide range of genres. With discussion questions and writing prompts throughout, Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writers' Guide and Anthology covers such topics as: · The history of writing about the environment
· Image, description and metaphor
· Environmental journalism, poetry, and fiction
· Researching, revising and publishing
· Styles of nature writing, from discovery to memoir to polemic The book also includes an anthology, offering inspiring examples of nature writing in all of the genres covered by the book, including work by: John Daniel, Camille T. Dungy, David Gessner, Jennifer Lunden, Erik Reece, David Treuer, Bonnie Jo Campbell, Alyson Hagy, Bonnie Nadzam, Lydia Peelle, Benjamin Percy, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, Nikky Finney, Juan Felipe Herrera, Major Jackson, Aimee Nezhukumatathil, G.E. Patterson, Natasha Trethewey, and many more.

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Year
2016
ISBN
9781472592552
Contents
Part 
I
An 
Introduction 
to 
Nature 
and 
Environmental 
Writing 
1
1 
The 
Trailhead 
3
Relevant 
readings 
3
Free 
write 
3
Vignette 
4
Motivations: The 
physical 
world, 
the 
internal 
world 
5
Nature 
and 
environmental 
writing 
7
The 
trailhead 
10
Exercises 
11
Prompts 
11
2 
A Short 
History 
of 
Nature 
and 
Environmental 
Writing 
13
Relevant 
readings 
14
Free 
write 
14
Vignette 
14
A 
short 
history 
of 
nature 
and 
environmental 
writing 
16
The 
prehistory 
of 
nature 
and 
environmental 
writing 
17
The 
natural 
history 
19
Pastoral 
narratives 
20
Adventure 
narratives 
21
Enter: Environmental 
writing 
22
Wilderness 
and 
preservation 
narratives 
23
Agrarian 
narratives 
25
Science 
and 
nature 
narratives 
26
Environmental 
justice 
narratives 
27
Climate 
change 
narratives 
28
Postcolonial 
narratives 
29

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Citation styles for Environmental and Nature Writing
APA 6 Citation
Prentiss, S., & Wilkins, J. (2016). Environmental and Nature Writing (1st ed.). Bloomsbury Publishing. Retrieved from https://www.perlego.com/book/394372/environmental-and-nature-writing-a-writers-guide-and-anthology-pdf (Original work published 2016)
Chicago Citation
Prentiss, Sean, and Joe Wilkins. (2016) 2016. Environmental and Nature Writing. 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing. https://www.perlego.com/book/394372/environmental-and-nature-writing-a-writers-guide-and-anthology-pdf.
Harvard Citation
Prentiss, S. and Wilkins, J. (2016) Environmental and Nature Writing. 1st edn. Bloomsbury Publishing. Available at: https://www.perlego.com/book/394372/environmental-and-nature-writing-a-writers-guide-and-anthology-pdf (Accessed: 14 October 2022).
MLA 7 Citation
Prentiss, Sean, and Joe Wilkins. Environmental and Nature Writing. 1st ed. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016. Web. 14 Oct. 2022.