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April 23, 2012

Wild Apples and Other Natural History Essays by Henry D. Thoreau

Editor:  William Rossi

In Wild Apples and Other Natural History Essays by Henry D. Thoreau, edited by William Rossi, readers will see how Thoreau melded conventions of natural history writing with elements of travel writing and landscape writing to explore concerns ranging from America’s westward expansion to the figural dimensions of scientific facts and phenomena.

Women Travel Writers and the Language of Aesthetics: 1716 – 1818

Author:  Elizabeth Bohls

Elizabeth Bohls’s Women Travel Writers and the Languages of Aesthetics; 1716-1818 expands our awareness of women’s intellectual presence in Romantic literature and suggests Romanticism’s sources might be at the peripheries of empire rather than at its center.