Edward Abbey and Barry Lopez Research Paper by hicaliber

Edward Abbey and Barry Lopez
This paper analyzes Edward Abbey and Barry Lopez; writers who were passionate about nature and the environment.
# 94152 | 3,661 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Apr 22, 2007 in Literature (General) , Environmental Studies (General)

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The paper presents parallels between Edward Abbey and Barry Lopez. The paper discusses how Abbey became a fierce defender of nature and of life and how in his writing, he emphasized his personal belief that opinions without action are pleasant to talk about, but achieve very little in the final analysis. The paper examines how Lopez brings to light the beauty and complexity of nature as it relates to the human life. The paper shows how both writers have entertained, activated and motivated readers towards a better understanding of the world around them. The paper explains that while Abbey was more vocal and aggressive in his approach, both men have earned a valued place in the world of environmental activism in their own unique way.

The Life, Times and Writings of Edward Abbey
Barry Lopez in Life and Literature

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Duryee, K. "Edward Abbey-A Man Hard to Talk About." Desert USA Magazine November, 2000. 4 May 2006 <http://www.desertusa.com/mag00/nov/papr/abbey.html>.
  • Edward Abbey. 2002. Ecology Hall of Fame. 5 May 2006 <http://www.ecotopia.org/ehof/abbey>.
  • Edward Abbey-Writer, Desert Anarchist. 2003. Americans Who Tell the Truth.com. 5 May 2006 <http://www.americanswhotellthetruth.org/pgs/portraits/Edward_Abbey.html>.
  • Lopez, B. Self Portrait. 5 May 2006 <http://www.barrylopez.com>.
  • Richards, L. Barry Lopez-Interview with the Author. 2001. 4 May 2006 <http://www.januarymagazine.com/profiles/blopez.htm>.

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