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How can we hope, after all, to see a tree or rock or clear north sky if we do not adopt a little of its mode of life, a little of its time.”109 This reflection likely reveals something of Adams’s working process: it sounds slow and contemplative (recall Thoreau in Walden: “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...and see if I could not learn what it had to teach…”).110 Perhaps Adams alluded to the frustrations of some of his own audience when he continued, still speaking about survey photography: 108 Adams, “Introduction,” The American Space, 1-2. 109 Ibid 2 110 Adams first practiced silence and stillness in nature as a child with his father: “Down in the big swamp, down the hill from our house in New Jersey, one of the first lessons I had was if you sit still long enough, you will begin to see remarkable things.

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Even Thoreau abandoned Walden Pond after a couple of years. In an attempt to resolve the problem of “emanation,” Plotinus counters with the opposing process of “epistrophe,” or the return to the source.

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Much of the narrative of American environmental thought is devoted to the ideas of Romanticists like Henry David Thoreau, outdoorsmen and conservationists like Theodore Roosevelt, or environmentalists like Rachel Carson.

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Writing Revolution: Aesthetics and Politics in Hawthorne, Whitman and Thoreau. Athens: U of Georgia P, 2003. Belnap, Jeffrey and Raúl Fernández, eds. José Martí's "Our America": From National to Hemispheric Cultural Studies.

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Thoreau, Franz Kafka, Rainer Maria Rilke, Charles Baudelaire, entre otros. Aves, insectos, monos, panteras y gatos configuran un universo literario que hace de los animales y su relación con lo humano una interrogación.

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Le Quattro Volte’s non-anthropocentric approach also appears to draw much from what Scott MacDonald calls “ecocinema,” a tradition of experimental films and videos that strives to redirect attention to the physical environment.148 Describing the creators of ecocinema as the modern day heirs to Thoreau, MacDonald sees these films and videos as offering an alternative to “conventional media spectatorship” via a “retraining of perception” (109).

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He finds protagonists such as Rath nauseatingly pharisaic in the “spurious choice” they make between the “good” of morality and the “evil” of material success, and finds the plotline of their “precipitous flight from the bitch goddess of success” in city life to the pastoral settings of the country “where, presumably, [they] find real meaning in life” especially condescending and grating.84 The primary reason that Whyte finds novels such as Wilson’s “hypocritical” in their rejection of material success, and subsequent embrace of a more spiritual existence, is because the heroes of these works—in his case Tom Rath—do not actually retire to the country to live a life of Thoreau-like deprivation and poverty.

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As Thoreau famously puts it, “the awakening hour” calls upon “our own newly-acquired force and aspirations from within, accompanied by the undulations of celestial music, instead of factory bells, and a fragrance fills the air—to a higher life than we fell asleep from; and thus the darkness bears its fruit, and prove itself to be good, no less than the light” (Walden 393).

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The primacy of the nation begins to fall away when, for example, in her book Through Other Continents, Dimock can track the movement of the Bhagavad Gita through its influence upon Henry David Thoreau, as well as its return to India through Thoreau’s influence upon Mohandas Ghandi.

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., Thoreau, V., Kitzis, A. & Becq, F. A novel voltage-dependent chloride current activated by extracellular acidic pH in cultured rat Sertoli cells. J Biol Chem 278, 19230–19236 (2003). 19.

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Yet these same people study Thoreau in the classroom and sympathize. This is the paradox of a liberal arts education. We learn what is wrong with the world, but meet phenomenally strong opposition when we try to alter it.

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Thoreau said that "to affect the quality of the. . day. that is the highest of the arts. ” j Better yet, you will use your time at; Brown to set an agenda, and get : some priorities straight. You may" want to consider how you will use, what you know, what you will stand ’ ’for, or in.what direction you intend to _ go.

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His essay faults ecocriticism’s limited canon of authors—generally confined to figures like Henry Thoreau and Willa Cather—and its dependence on a transcendentalist concept of “nature” as a de facto definition of the environment (58) for discouraging Asian American participation in the field.

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The old school credentials, plus ambition, plus connections may mean some things in certain spheres of life, but, to paraphrase Thoreau (who was speaking of law), "they never made a man a whit more just."

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Fresh Fruit Fiction and Poetry Contest Results Page 10 Annie Dillard: A Personal side of the Author and the Woman Page 12 After the publication of her book Pilgrim at Tinker Creek last year, Annie Dillard was acclaimed as the twentieth century Thoreau.

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The list contained influential white male writers like Thoreau, Hemingway, Eliot, and Dickens, but leaves out women like Virginia Wolfe, Alice Walker, Toni Morrison, and Maya Angelou. And what about Madonna, Frida Kahlo, Margaret Thatcher, Indira Ghandi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jane Adams, Sojourner Truth, and Princess Diana, to name a few?

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