The Resource Artifacts & illuminations : critical essays on Loren Eiseley, edited and with an introduction by Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher, (electronic resource)

Artifacts & illuminations : critical essays on Loren Eiseley, edited and with an introduction by Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher, (electronic resource)

Label
Artifacts & illuminations : critical essays on Loren Eiseley
Title
Artifacts & illuminations
Title remainder
critical essays on Loren Eiseley
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher
Title variation
  • Critical essays on Loren Eiseley
  • Artifacts and illuminations
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Loren Eiseley (1907-77) is one of the most important American nature writers of the twentieth century and an admired practitioner of creative nonfiction. A native of Lincoln, Nebraska, Eiseley was a professor of anthropology and a prolific writer and poet who worked to bring an understanding of science to the general public, incorporating religion, philosophy, and science into his explorations of the human mind and the passage of time. As a writer who bridged the sciences and the humanities, Eiseley is a challenge for scholars locked into rigid disciplinary boundaries. Artifacts and Illuminations, the first full-length collection of critical essays on the writing of Eiseley, situates his work in the genres of creative nonfiction and nature writing. The contributing scholars apply a variety of critical approaches, including ecocriticism and place-oriented studies ranging across prairie, urban, and international contexts. Contributors explore such diverse topics as Eiseley's use of anthropomorphism and Jungian concepts and examine how his work was informed by synecdoche. Long overdue, this collection demonstrates Eiseley's continuing relevance as both a skilled literary craftsman and a profound thinker about the human place in the natural world."--Project Muse
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
818/.5409
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3555.I78
LC item number
Z55 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Artifacts & illuminations : critical essays on Loren Eiseley, edited and with an introduction by Tom Lynch and Susan N. Maher, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"The bay of broken things": the experience of loss in the work of Loren Eiseley / Susan Hanson -- "Never going to cease my wandering": Loren Eiseley and the American hobo / M. Catherine Downs -- "The places below": Mapping the invisible universe in Loren Eiseley's plains essays / Susan N. Maher -- Unearthing urban nature: Loren Eiseley's explorations of city and suburb / Michael A. Bryson -- Anthropomorphizing the essay: Loren Eiseley's representations of animals / Kathleen Boardman -- "The borders between us": Loren Eiseley's ecopoetics / Tom Lynch -- Lessons of an interdisciplinary life: Loren Eiseley's rhetoric of profundity in popular science writing and "two cultures" pedagogy / Pamela Gossin -- Artifact and idea: Loren Eiseley's poetic undermining of C.P. Snow / Mary Ellen Pitts -- The spirit of synecdoche: order and chaos contend in the metaphors of Loren Eiseley / Jacqueline Cason -- In a dark wood: Dante, Eiseley, and the ecology of redemption / Anthony Lioi -- Emerson and Eiseley: two religious visions / Jonathan Weidenbaum -- Epic narratives of evolution: John Burroughs and Loren Eiseley / Stephen Mercier -- Eiseley and Jung: structuralism's invisible pyramid / John Nizalowski -- From the American great plains to the steppes of Russia: Loren Eiseley transplanted / Dimitri N. Breschinsky
Control code
000054187555
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 351 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240490
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613664600
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
366460
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26537011
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)792742079
  • pebcs080324049X

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