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Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination

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Publisher Comments:

'In these nine evocative essays, Barbara Hurd explores the seductive allure of bogs, swamps, and wetlands. Hurd\'s forays into the land of carnivorous plants, swamp gas, and bog men provide fertile ground for rich thoughts about mythology, literature, Eastern spirituality, and human longing. In her observations of these muddy environments, she finds ample metaphor for human creativity, imagination, and fear.'

About the Author

'Barbara Hurd teaches at Frostburg State University and in the Stonecoast Program in Creative Writing. She is an editor of the literary annual Nightsun. Her essays and poems have appeared in numerous publications, including the 1999 and 2001 volumes of The Best American Essays, the Yale Review, the Georgia Review, Audubon, and Sierra. She lives in Frostburg, Maryland.'

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618215126
Subtitle:
On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Hurd, Barbara
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Swamps
Subject:
Bogs
Subject:
Mud
Subject:
General Nature
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
71, v. 2
Publication Date:
20030805
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
143
Dimensions:
8.40x5.56x.41 in. .38 lbs.

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