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Burroughs, John 1837-1921

Works: 718 works in 2,366 publications in 2 languages and 38,083 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Poetry  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Former owner, Signer, Composer, Author of introduction, Illuminator
Classifications: QH81, 814.4
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Birds and poets, with other papers by John Burroughs( Book )

155 editions published between 1875 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating collection of writings on many naturalist and conservationist themes by American essayist John Burroughs
Whitman : a study by John Burroughs( Book )

65 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wake-Robin by John Burroughs( Book )

103 editions published between 1871 and 2015 in English and Chinese and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu shi mei guo zhu ming san wen zuo jia yue han, ba te le de cheng ming zuo, shu zhong jie shao le mei guo ha de xun shan gu li ge zhong niao de qing kuang, shi du zhe gan shou dao niao yu hua xiang de da zi ran de qing xin you mei, er qie hai gao su wo men dui dai da zi ran de tai du
Literary values, and other papers by John Burroughs( Book )

20 editions published between 1895 and 2001 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signs and seasons by John Burroughs( Book )

32 editions published between 1886 and 2008 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of John Burrough's Signs and Seasons, reveals how these timeless essays resonate with the environmental issues of today. Collected and arranged by Burroughs himself, the essays offer a synoptic view of his complex and many-sided genius and cover a wide range of his interest, including plants and animals, the wilderness, pastoral landscapes, and the methods and goals of the naturalist.--[book cover]
Camping & tramping with Roosevelt by John Burroughs( Book )

19 editions published between 1906 and 2012 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs of nature by John Burroughs( Book )

26 editions published between 1901 and 1985 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Locusts and wild honey by John Burroughs( Book )

53 editions published between 1879 and 2008 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nature essays written by John Burroughs, the naturalist of the Catskills
Accepting the universe : essays in naturalism by John Burroughs( Book )

30 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ways of nature by John Burroughs( Book )

22 editions published between 1905 and 2009 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pepacton by John Burroughs( Book )

61 editions published between 1881 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh fields by John Burroughs( Book )

45 editions published between 1866 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Indoor studies by John Burroughs( Book )

27 editions published between 1889 and 2013 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on Walt Whitman, as poet and person by John Burroughs( Book )

38 editions published between 1867 and 2013 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time and change by John Burroughs( Book )

29 editions published between 1912 and 2011 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Riverby by John Burroughs( Book )

34 editions published between 1894 and 2012 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was one of the most popular authors of his day and is credited with creating the modern nature essay and influencing a whole generation of conservationists. Riverby was the name of his home on the banks of the Hudson River, and in the prefatory material to this collection of essays, he asks, "Why should not one name his books as he names his children, arbitrarily, and let the name come to mean much or little, as the case may be?"
The breath of life by John Burroughs( Book )

17 editions published between 1913 and 2012 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether the evolution of the human mind from the animal was by insensible gradations, or by a few sudden leaps, who knows? The animal brain began to increase in size in Tertiary times, and seems to have done so suddenly, but the geologic ages were so long that a change in one hundred thousand years would seem sudden. "The brains of some species increase one hundred per cent." The mammal brain greatly outstripped the reptile brain. Was Nature getting ready for man? The air begins at once to act chemically upon the blood in the lungs of the newly born, and the gastric juices to act che
Old Yellowstone days by Paul Schullery( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. George Cowan (1877) -- William O. Owen (1883) -- John Muir (1885) -- Owen Wister (1887) -- Rudyard Kipling (1889) -- Frederic Remington (1893) -- Emerson Hough (1894) -- Charles Dudley Warner (1896) -- George Anderson (1897) -- Theodore Roosevelt (1903) -- John Burroughs (1903)
John Burroughs' America; selections from the writings of the Hudson River naturalist by John Burroughs( Book )

10 editions published between 1951 and 1997 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and letters of John Burroughs by Clara Barrus( Book )

8 editions published between 1925 and 1968 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Old Yellowstone days
Alternative Names
Con Berrouz

John Burroughs Amerikaans auteur

John Burroughs poeta statunitense

John Burroughs US-amerikanischer Schriftsteller, Essayist, Naturforscher, Sozialphilosoph und Künstler

Джон Берроуз

جون بوروز

バローズ, ジョン


English (882)

Chinese (6)

Whitman : a studyWake-RobinLiterary values, and other papersSigns and seasonsLocusts and wild honeyAccepting the universe : essays in naturalismWays of naturePepacton