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John James Audubon's Journal of 1826: The Voyage to the Birds of America

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Zusammenfassung John James Audubon produced one of the greatest works of natural history and art of the nineteenth century! The Birds of America. As the record of the interior story of the making of this monumental work! his journal of 1826 is one of the richest documents in the history of American culture. This is the first accurate transcription of Audubon's 1826 journal. Informationen zum Autor John James Audubon (1785-1851) is one of America's premier wildlife artists. His monumental "Birds of America!" a collection of 435 life-sized prints! was published from 1826 to 1838 and is often considered the greatest picture book ever produced. Daniel Patterson is a professor of English at Central Michigan University. He is the author or editor of several books! including "Early American Nature Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia "and Susan Fenimore Cooper's "Essays on Nature and Landscape." Patricio J. Serrano is the director of the Applied Linguistic Career at Escuela Politecnica del Ejercito in Quito! Ecuador. John R. Knott is a professor emeritus of English at the University of Michigan and the author or editor of numerous works! including "Imagining Wild America." Klappentext John James Audubon (1785 1851) is one of America s premier wildlife artists. His monumental Birds of America! a collection of 435 life-sized prints! was published from 1826 to 1838 and is often considered the greatest picture book ever produced. Daniel Patterson is a professor of English at Central Michigan University. He is the author or editor of several books! including Early American Nature Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia and Susan Fenimore Cooper's Essays on Nature and Landscape. Patricio J. Serrano is the director of the Applied Linguistic Career at Escuela Polit ica del Ej ito in Quito! Ecuador. John R. Knott is a professor emeritus of English at the University of Michigan and the author or editor of numerous works! including Imagining Wild America. Inhaltsverzeichnis Foreword by John Knott; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: John James Audubon's Journal of 1826: Its History and Significance; Editorial Principles; Bibliography Audubon's Journal of 1826 I. Departure from Bayou Sara and New Orleans; Voyage to Liverpool; II. Liverpool; III. Manchester; IV. Return to Liverpool; V. Return to Manchester and Travel to Matlock and Bakewell; VI. Edinburgh Appendix A. A Page from Audubon's 1828 Journal; Appendix B. Letters of Introduction Copied into the 1826 Journal; Appendix C. Frontmatter in the Manuscript of the 1826 Journal Textual Notes; Explanatory Notes; Index ...

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John James Audubon (1785-1851) is one of America's premier wildlife artists. His monumental "Birds of America," a collection of 435 life-sized prints, was published from 1826 to 1838 and is often considered the greatest picture book ever produced. Daniel Patterson is a professor of English at Central Michigan University. He is the author or editor of several books, including "Early American Nature Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia "and Susan Fenimore Cooper's "Essays on Nature and Landscape." Patricio J. Serrano is the director of the Applied Linguistic Career at Escuela Politecnica del Ejercito in Quito, Ecuador. John R. Knott is a professor emeritus of English at the University of Michigan and the author or editor of numerous works, including "Imagining Wild America."



Klappentext

John James Audubon (1785 1851) is one of America s premier wildlife artists. His monumental Birds of America, a collection of 435 life-sized prints, was published from 1826 to 1838 and is often considered the greatest picture book ever produced. Daniel Patterson is a professor of English at Central Michigan University. He is the author or editor of several books, including Early American Nature Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia and Susan Fenimore Cooper's Essays on Nature and Landscape. Patricio J. Serrano is the director of the Applied Linguistic Career at Escuela Polit ica del Ej ito in Quito, Ecuador. John R. Knott is a professor emeritus of English at the University of Michigan and the author or editor of numerous works, including Imagining Wild America.



Inhalt

Foreword by John Knott; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: John James Audubon's Journal of 1826: Its History and Significance; Editorial Principles; Bibliography Audubon's Journal of 1826 I. Departure from Bayou Sara and New Orleans; Voyage to Liverpool; II. Liverpool; III. Manchester; IV. Return to Liverpool; V. Return to Manchester and Travel to Matlock and Bakewell; VI. Edinburgh Appendix A. A Page from Audubon's 1828 Journal; Appendix B. Letters of Introduction Copied into the 1826 Journal; Appendix C. Frontmatter in the Manuscript of the 1826 Journal Textual Notes; Explanatory Notes; Index

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Titel: John James Audubon's Journal of 1826: The Voyage to the Birds of America
Untertitel: The Voyage to the Birds of America
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EAN: 9780803225312
ISBN: 978-0-8032-2531-2
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Univ Of Nebraska Pr
Genre: Briefe & Biografien
Anzahl Seiten: 474
Gewicht: 934g
Größe: H236mm x B164mm x T53mm
Jahr: 2011