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Coyote at Large: Humor in American Nature Writing

Katrina Schimmoeller Peiffer
Format
Book
Published
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
087480664X
Contents
  • 1 Laying the Foundation for Humor in Nature Writing 1
  • A Wild Pair: Coyote and Humor
  • Two Stories of American Humor
  • Healthy Limits in the Ecological Household
  • Short Cut: Coyote Storyteller, Simon Ortiz 30
  • 2 Edward Abbey: Laughing Out of Place 37
  • Short Cut: Coyote Magician, Ursula Le Guin 74
  • 3 Louise Erdrich: Seeking the Best Medicine 80
  • Short Cut: Coyote Newcomer, Sally Carrighar 115
  • 4 Wendell Berry: Maintaining Household Jokes 122
  • Short Cut: Coyote Seer, Gary Snyder 150
  • 5 Rachel Carson: Upholding the Comedy of Survival 159
  • Conclusion: Making Sense of Humor in North America 194.
Description
xiii, 229 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-220) and index.
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