Readings

Recommended Readings

Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction by Brenda Miller. McGraw-Hill.

Borne of the wind: An Introduction to the Ecology of Michigan’s Sand Dunes by Dennis A. Albert. Michigan Natural Features Inventory.

Discovering Great Lakes Dunes by Elizabeth Brockwell-Tillman and Earl Wolf. Michigan State University Extension.

Michigan’s Sand Dunes by Steven E. Wilson, Pamphlet 7, Geological Survey Division, Michigan Department of natural Resources.

Sand Dunes of the Great Lakes by Edna and C. F. Elfont, Sleeping Bear Press

Examples of outstanding nature writing

Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams. Vintage Books. 1991.

Wilderness Visionaries by Jim dale Vickery. ICS Books, Merrillville, Indiana. 1986.

The Oxford Book of Nature Writing edited by Richard Mabey. Oxford University Press. New York. 1995.

The Norton Book of Nature Writing edited by Robert Finch and John Elder. W. W. Norton Company. New York.. 1990.

Slumgullion Stew: An Edward Abbey Reader by Edward Abbey. Dutton. New York. 1984.

John Burroughs’ America edited by Farida A. Eiley. Devin-Adair. Greenwich, Connecticut. 1951.

A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf by John Muir. Penguin Books.New York. 1916.

The Wilderness World of John Muir. Edited by Edwin Way Teale. Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1954.

Reflections from the North Country by Sigurd F. Olson. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1976.

Songs of the North by Sigurd F. Olsen.  Penguin Books. New York. 1987.

The End of Nature by Bill McKibben. Random House. New York.1989.

Essays of E. B. White by E. B. White Harper & Row. New York. 1979.

The John McPhee Reader edited by William L. Howarth. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. New York. 1976.

Place in American Culture, P. Shepard (1997), The North American Review

Why So Many Nature Writers, R. Bass (2000, Autumn) Orion

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, A. Dillard (1974) New York: Harper Collins Press

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