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Author Straight, Nathan.
Title Autobiography, ecology, and the well-placed self : the growth of natural biography in contemporary American life writing / Nathan Straight.
Published New York : Peter Lang, c2011.
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 Floor4  PS366.A88 S82 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description 157 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Modern American literature: new approaches, 1078-0521 ; v. 59
Modern American literature (New York, N.Y.) ; v. 59.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "Who are we? where are we": self and place in dialogue -- Bearings from a broken center: William Kittredge's great basin reckonings -- Something in the water: Terry Tempest Williams' fluid subjectivity -- Pieced together: Mary Clearman Blew's collective identity -- Trading in the telescope: diverse narratives of the well-placed self -- Selected readings in natural biography.
Subject American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Ecology in literature.
Self in literature.
ISBN 1433112256 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781433112256 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC number 704907798