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By Rosemary Scanlon McTier

ISBN-10: 0786464933

ISBN-13: 9780786464937

in the course of the 19th century, bugs turned a really stylish topic of research, and the writing of the day mirrored this attractiveness. besides the fact that, regardless of an elevated modern curiosity in ecocriticism and cultural entomology, students have principally neglected the presence of bugs in nineteenth-century literature. This quantity addresses that severe hole by way of exploring the cultural and literary place of bugs within the paintings of Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, and John Muir. It examines the ideals those authors percentage concerning the nature of our connection to bugs and what bugs need to train approximately production and our position in it. a massive contribution to either ecocriticism and literary entomology, this paintings contributes a lot to the knowledge of Thoreau, Dickinson, and Muir as nature writers, usual scientists, entomologists, and botanists, and their intimate and hugely non secular relationships with nature.

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