- Author:Barry Lopez
- Publisher:Bantam; Reprint edition (December 1, 1988)
- Pages:496 pages
- Subcategory:Nature & Ecology
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Its prose as hauntingly pure as the land it describes, Arctic Dreams is nothing less than an indelible classic of modern literature. See all Product description.
Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez enlightens readers about the history, geography and the adventure that is the northern part of the earth, the Arctic. Prior to writing this book, Lopez travelled around all the different regions of the Northern Canadian Arctic for five years as a field biologist, exploring the habitat and nature that the Arctic has to offer. Arctic Dreams was incredibly well written. The words that Barry Lopez chose to use, makes the reading flow beautifully. Every chapter is described down to the smallest detail, allowing the reader to feel as if they were actually in the Arctic,.
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Set amidst the shimmering seas of Northern ice, Arctic Dreams leads readers on a journey of the mind and heart into a place that grips the imagination and invigorates the soul. Evocative and everlasting,.
Barry Lopez (b. 1945) is the author of thirteen books of essays, short stories, and nonfiction. He is a recipient of the National Book Award, the Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and numerous other literary and cultural honors and awards. His highly acclaimed books include Arctic Dreams, Winter Count, and Of Wolves and Men, for which he received the John Burroughs and Christopher medals. He lives in western Oregon.
Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape. Bibliographic information is in the text itself, in footnotes, in the Notes section beginning on page 417, and in a selected bibliography on page 445, depending on where its appearance is most appropriate. Maps in the Maps section are cartographically accurate. Maps in the text are mostly simplified sketches and not drawn to scale.
Barry Lopez's Arctic Dreams frustrates such compartmentalized thinking. It is at once a natural history of the Arctic, a chronology of exploration, a hymn of praise to the flora and fauna that manage to survive in such unpromising conditions, and a chronicle of the time Lopez has spent in the Arctic. The book grew from a love of the landscape and the desire to explain and preserve its unique qualities.
In Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, Barry Lopez, whose earlier writings about .
In Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape, Barry Lopez, whose earlier writings about nature, in such books as Desert Notes: Reflections in the Eye of a Raven (1976), Of Wolves and Men (1978), River Notes: The Dance of Herons (1979), and Winter Count (1981), have won for him enthusiastic plaudits, focuses on. the northern circumpolar regions, particularly the area between the Bering Strait and the Davis Strait. Lopez, who has made several trips to the Arctic, has observed his sources closely and recorded the fruits of his observations meticulously.