Mountain Gloom and Mountain Glory - Nicolson, Marjorie Hope, and Nicholson, Marjorie H, and Cronon, William (Foreword by)

Considers the intellectual renaissance at the close of the 17th century that caused the shift in the portrayals and perceptions of mountains in prose and poetry, from ugly protuberances to glorious heights. Examines various writers from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, and traces both the causes

Mountain Gloom and Mountain Glory 2009, University of Washington Press

ISBN-13: 9780295975771

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