Refiguring the Map of Sorrow: Nature Writing and Autobiography

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Recent decades have witnessed an explosion of interest in both autobiography and environmental literature. In Refiguring the Map of Sorrow, Mark Allister brings these two genres together by examining a distinct form of grief narrative, in which the writers deal with mourning by standing explicitly both outside and inside the text: outside in writing about the natural world; inside in making that exposition part of the grieving process. Building on Peter Fritzell's thesis in Nature Writing and America that the best American ...

Refiguring the Map of Sorrow: Nature Writing and Autobiography 2001, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813920641

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Refiguring the Map of Sorrow: Nature Writing and Autobiography 2001, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813920658

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