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Contrasts : a defence of desert writings

Graulund, Rune (2003) Contrasts : a defence of desert writings. Nordic Journal of English Studies, 2 (2). pp. 345-361.

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Abstract

All are evocative na m e s. Yet Edward Abbey, desert lover and self proclaimed protector of all that is arid, complained in h is 1968 Desert Solitaire that the desert was a place which had ' scarcely been approached in poetry or fiction'.