21W.775 Writing about Nature and Environmental Issues, Spring 2006
Writing about Nature and Environmental Issues
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This course focuses on traditional nature writing and the environmentalist essay. Students will keep a web log as a journal. Writings are drawn from the tradition of nature writing and from contemporary forms of the environmentalist essay. Authors include Henry Thoreau, Loren Eiseley, Annie Dillard, Chet Raymo, Sue Hubbel, Rachel Carson, Bill McKibben, and Terry Tempest Williams.
American nature writing, environmental journalism, environmentalist essay