|aSeeking awareness in American nature writing :|bHenry Thoreau, Annie Dillard, Edward Abbey, Wendell Berry, Barry Lopez /|cScott Slovic.
|aSalt Lake City :|bUniversity of Utah Press,|cc1992.
|aix, 203 p. ;|c23 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 187-195) and index.
|aIntroduction: Approaches to the psychology of nature writing -- The inner life and the outer world: Thoreau's "Habit of attention" in his private journal -- Sudden feelings: Annie Dillard's psychology -- "Rudolf the Red knows rain, dear": The asetheticism of Edward Abbey -- Coming home to "the camp": Wendell Berry's watchfulness -- "A more particularized understanding": Seeking qualitative awareness in Barry Lopex's Artic dreams -- Coda: Excurisons and incursions.