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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Publisher Comments:

With 63 essays, 22 articles and editorials, 6 short stories, and 7 poems by naturalists, corporate executives, journalists, politicians, philosophers, economists, developers, scientists, poets, fiction writers, and historians, Reading the Environment takes students behind the crisis headlines to introduce them to the rich variety of writing on nature and the environment. In all their diversity, the selections have on thing in common: excellence in writing.

With 78 of its 99 selections written since 1980, Reading the Environment is distinctly contemporary in emphasis; however, students can place recent writing in the historical context provided by classic essays on nature and the environment by Rachel Carson, Aldo Leopold, Edward Abbey, and Henry D. Thoreau, among others.

Reading the Environment gives help where it is needed. Argument Pairs/Topic Clusters encourage critical reading. A Chronology identifies key publications, organizations, legislations, and environmental catastrophes. Vignettes/Photographs spark discussion and writing. Chapter Introductions place the selections in a larger social and political context. Study Questions ("Understanding What You Read," "Writing About What You Read," and " Making Connections"). Glossary of Environmental Terms. Selected List of Books for Further Reading.

Synopsis:

Diverse Voices and Forms. Contemporary Focus: Historical Perspective. Help with Reading and Writing.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 581-588) and index.

About the Author

Melissa Walker, Emory University, has more than twenty-five years experience teaching college students to write research papers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393965094
Editor:
Walker, Melissa
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Editor:
Walker, Melissa
Author:
Walker, Melissa
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Environmental policy
Subject:
Environmental protection
Subject:
Environnement
Subject:
Readers
Subject:
Environmental Studies-General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
v. 5-6
Publication Date:
19940131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
632
Dimensions:
9 x 6.1 x 1.3 in 1.875 lb

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