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Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination

Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination

Barbara Hurd
4/5 (145 ratings)
In these nine evocative essays, Barbara Hurd explores the seductive allure of bogs, swamps, and wetlands. Hurd's forays into the land of carnivorous plants, swamp gas, and bog men provide fertile ground for rich thoughts about mythology, literature, Eastern spirituality, and human longing. In her observations of these muddy environments, she finds ample metaphor for human creativity, imagination, and fear.
Language
English
Pages
143
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Mariner Books
Release
August 01, 2003
ISBN
0618215123
ISBN 13
9780618215126

Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination

Barbara Hurd
4/5 (145 ratings)
In these nine evocative essays, Barbara Hurd explores the seductive allure of bogs, swamps, and wetlands. Hurd's forays into the land of carnivorous plants, swamp gas, and bog men provide fertile ground for rich thoughts about mythology, literature, Eastern spirituality, and human longing. In her observations of these muddy environments, she finds ample metaphor for human creativity, imagination, and fear.
Language
English
Pages
143
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Mariner Books
Release
August 01, 2003
ISBN
0618215123
ISBN 13
9780618215126

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