Edward Abbey

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Edward Paul Abbey (January 29, 1927 – March 14, 1989) was an American author and essayist noted for his advocacy of environmental issues, criticism of public land policies, and anarchist political views. His best-known works include the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang, which has been cited as an inspiration by environmental groups, and the non-fiction work Desert Solitaire. (Information from Wikipedia)

Website: www.abbeyweb.net/ 

Articles in Western American Literature:

Resurrection after the “Blue Death”Literature, Politics, and Ecological Redemption at Glen Canyon

New Materialism, Ecomysticism, and the Resolution of Paradox in Edward Abbey

Searching for God or Medusa through Allusion in Abbey’s Desert Solitaire

Artistry of Hunger: Desire and Appetite in Desert Solitaire

Deterministic Chaos in Ed Abbey’s Desert Solitaire

 Desert Solitaire and the Literary Memory of an Imagined Place

Ontology vs. Epistemology: The Philosophical Dynamic Driving Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire

Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order: Twentieth-Century American Nature Writer

Edward Abbey and the Romance of Wilderness

The Primitive and the Civilized in Western Fiction

Edward Abbey, Appalachian Easterner

The Structure and Unity of Desert Solitaire

Celebration and Irony: The Polyphonic Voice of Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire

Cactus Ed’s Moveable Feast: A Preview of Confessions of a Barbarian: Pages from the Journals of Edward Abbey

Edward Abbey, Anarchism and the Environment

Echoes, Allusions, and “Reality” in Hayduke Lives!

Edward Abbey, 1927–1989

Edward Abbey and Environmental Quixoticism

The Hill Beyond the City: Elements of the Jeremiad in Edward Abbey’s “Down the River with Henry Thoreau”

Closing and Opening Western American Fiction: The Reader in The Brave Cowboy

“Moderate Extremism”: Edward Abbey and “The Moon-Eyed Horse”

Edward Abbey: Western Philosopher, or How to be a “Happy Hopi Hippie”