Under The Sea Wind

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453214739
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In her first book, preeminent nature writer Rachel Carson tells the story of the sea creatures and birds that dwell in and around the waters along North America’s eastern coast—and the delicately balanced ecosystem that sustains them.

Rachel Carson

Author: Arlene Rodda Quaratiello
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313323881
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As in the other episodes of Under the Sea-Wind, a sense of sympathy is elicited
for the hunted creatures of the sea, and readers are happy when Scomber
ultimately survives, later in Book 2, after some dogfish with sharp teeth cut holes
in the fishing net in which he is trapped. In the third part of Under the Sea-Wind,
the ocean world is seen from the perspective of Anguilla the eel, who leaves the
inland pond where she has spent ten years of her life. She travels two hundred
miles back ...

The World In Which We Occur

Author: Neil W. Browne
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817315810
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In 1941, the same year Steinbeck and Ricketts published Sea of Cortez, a marine
biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, thirty-four- year-old Rachel
Carson, published her first book, Under the Sea Wind. In this chapter, I had
planned to discuss only Under the Sea Wind because it so closely relates in time
and subject to Sea of Cortez — so closely, in fact, that Under the Sea Wind and
Sea of Cortez were reviewed together in the Saturday Review of Literature in
December ...

Rachel Carson

Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791478238
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ary layer at the sea's surface, are clumsy at best when they face the oceans'
winds and waves. In her marine ecology trilogy, Carson attempts to descend
through the barrier at the sea's edge and surface, gently pulling her reader along,
like a mermaid guiding a bewildered sailor into the magical kingdoms below.
Even the titles suggest an inversion of habitats and relationships, and penetration
across boundaries. Her first book, Under the Sea-Wind: A Naturalist's Picture of
Ocean Life, ...

The Gentle Subversive

Author: Mark Hamilton Lytle
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199883823
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creatures and ferocious monsters that lurked beneath the waves. Yet, few
humans ever knew what manner of life the oceans might contain. Then, in
November 1941, a remarkable book appeared—Under the Sea-Wind by Rachel
Carson. One veteran voyager confessed to Carson that after a lifetime of travel on
the seas he had been so much “impressed by [their] apparent lifeless aspect—'
not a snout nor ...

Rachel Carson

Author: Linda Lear
Publisher: HMH
ISBN: 054770755X
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Matter is to feed life." Jeffries's idea of the sea as both the real and spiritual
source of life touched something essential in Carson's spirit. In later years, she
always kept a copy of his poetry by her bedside to read from just before she
turned out the light. The title for Under the Sea-Wind comes from one of her
favorite passages in The Pageant of Summer: "As the wind, wandering over the
sea, takes from each wave an invisible portion, and brings to those on shore the
ethereal essence of ...

Der Stumme Fr Hling

Author: Rachel Carson
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406704220
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Der stumme Frühling erschien erstmals 1962.

Science And The Social Good

Author: John P. Herron
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195383540
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lucidity.” Oceanographer and nature writer William Beebe wrote in his review, “I
have thoroughly enjoyed every word of the volume. ... Miss Carson's science
cannot be questioned.” The Scientific Book Club chose Under the Sea Wind as
an annual selection, and in its review wrote, “There is poetry here, but no false
sentimentality. ...There is ruthlessness as well as beauty in nature, as depicted
here by a zoologist of experience.”27 As this last commentary suggests, Under
the Sea Wind ...

Der Alte Mann Und Das Meer

Author: Ernest Hemingway
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644043213
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Im Grunde zelebriert sein Blick eine Liebe zur Schöpfung.» (Die Zeit) Für Hemingway-Liebhaber: Die berühmte Novelle in neuer Übersetzung und ansprechender Ausstattung.