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Author Gatta, John.

Title Making nature sacred : literature, religion, and environment in America from the Puritans to the present / John Gatta
Published New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (291 pages) : illustrations
Summary John Gatta argues that the religious import of American environmental literature has yet to be fully recognized or understood. 'Making Nature Sacred' explores how the quest for 'natural revelation' has been pursued through successive phases of American literary and intellectual history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
Ecocriticism -- United States.
Religion and literature -- United States.
Natural history -- United States.
Natural history -- Religious aspects.
Holy, The, in literature.
Religion in literature.
Ecology in literature.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199835140 ebook
0199835144 ebook