Monday, March 06, 2006

Barry Lopez: American Geographies; A Literature of Place

(Lopez is an environmentalist who writes fiction, memoirs and essays. I have always admired his sense of place as an axis of individual/communal meaning, and, just as importantly, broader social/national meanings)

Lopez, Barry. “The American Geographies.” About This Life. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998

---. “A Literature of Place.” Portland Magazine (Summer 1997: reposted at Envirolink)

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