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Recalling Walden: Thoreau’s Embodied Aesthetics and Australian Writings on Place

@article{Ryan2011RecallingWT,
  title={Recalling Walden: Thoreau’s Embodied Aesthetics and Australian Writings on Place},
  author={J. Ryan},
  journal={Journal of Ecocriticism},
  year={2011},
  volume={3},
  pages={43-57}
}
  • J. Ryan
  • Published 2011
  • Philosophy
  • Journal of Ecocriticism
This essay argues that the works of the nineteenth-century American philosopher, poet, and naturalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) have moulded Australian place writings of the last one hundred years. Beginning with the foundational work into Australian literature done by the American critics C. Hartley Grattan (1902-1980), A. Grove Day (1904-1994), and Joseph Jones (1908-1999), the article goes on to contextualize the discussion in the contemporary transhemispherical scholarship of… Expand
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