Mille miglia in cammino fino al golfo del Messico



John Muir, Pianeta Terra, Universo Cos L Autore Scrive Sulla Copertina Interna Del Suo Taccuino Prima Di Mettersi In Cammino Poche Parole Che Per Rivelano Immediatamente Il Temperamento E La Vastit Del Suo Pensiero.Studioso Appassionato Di Botanica, A Soli 29 Anni, Muir Decide Di Mettersi In Cammino Diretto A Sud, Con L Unico Scopo Di Studiare E Documentare Le Bellezze E Le Meraviglie Della Natura, Un Viaggio Che Lo Condurr Fino A Cuba E Terminer Poi In California..Leggendo Il Suo Diario Di Viaggio Troviamo Annotazioni Che Rivelano La Sua Inclinazione Ad Una Vita Solitaria E All Aria Aperta, Immerso Nella Natura Selvaggia E Immacolata, A Cui L Uomo Non Ha Ancora Imposto La Sua Presenza.Questa Verso Il Golfo Del Messico Non Certamente La Prima Spedizione Esplorativa Che John Muir Intraprende La Prima In Assoluto Fu Quella Narrata In My First Summer In The Sierra, La Mia Prima Estate Sulla Sierra Ma Di Sicuro Resta La Pi Impegnativa E La Pi Avventurosa Muir Non Si Limita Infatti A Parlarci Di Flora E Fauna, Di Affascinanti Foreste, Di Pianure E Paludi Rigogliose, Egli Descrive Con Grande Intelligenza E Sensibilit Anche Il Contesto Socio Economico In Cui Viaggia.L A Di Muir Per La Natura Per Prevale Su Qualsiasi Altro Aspetto Al Punto Da Farsi Quasi Religione Il Suo Linguaggio Diventa Biblico Quando Esprime I Suoi Sentimenti E Nessun Profeta Avrebbe Potuto Prendere Pi Seriamente La Chiamata O Intraprendere Una Tale Missione Con Tanto Fervente Sentimento.Mille miglia in cammino fino al golfo del Messico

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  • Paperback
  • 240 pages
  • Mille miglia in cammino fino al golfo del Messico
  • John Muir
  • Italian
  • 22 July 2018
  • 8899240035

10 thoughts on “Mille miglia in cammino fino al golfo del Messico

  1. says:

    John Muir would have made the worst Boy Scout imaginable Early in September 1867, joyful and free but woefully unprepared, he set out from Indianapolis, Indiana on a 1,000 mile walk that would take him down the rocky spine of the eastern seaboard across Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, to the Gulf coast of Florida In his rucksack he carried little than a map, compass, comb, brush, towel, soap, and one change of underclothes For entertainment and enlightenment he took John Muir would have made the worst Boy Scout imaginable Early in September 1867, joyful and free but woefully unprepared, he set out from Indianapolis, Indiana on a 1,000 mile walk that would take him down the rocky spine of the eastern seaboard across Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, to the Gulf coast of Florida In his rucksack he carried little than a map, compass, comb, brush, towel, soap, and one change of underclothes For entertainment and enlightenment he took Burn s poems, Milton s Paradise Lost, and a small New Testament He carried precious little cash, no matches, and not even a canteen Night after night he slept in the dirt beside the road and awoke the following morning drenched through by the dew He bathed in blackwater streams, begged for some of his food, and when hospitality and funds failed, he ...

  2. says:

    They tell us that plants are perishable, soulless creatures, that only man is immortal, etc but this, I think, is something that we know very nearly nothing about Mr Muir was a young man when he decided to walk a thousand miles to the Gulf of Mexico Don t do it, people told him You ll catch malaria But he did it, and he caught malaria, and it took him several months to recover He never did walk from Florida to the , as he had planned.A very interesting journal Muir describes They tell us that plants are perishable, soulless creatures, that only man is immortal, etc but this, I think, is something that we know very nearly nothing about Mr Muir was a young man when he decided to walk a thousand miles to the Gulf of Mexico Don t do it, people told him You ll catch malaria But he did it, and he caught malaria, and it took him several months to recover He never did walk from Florida to the , as he had planned.A very interesting journal Muir describes plants minutely Wildlife usually gets terser notes, such as Rattlesnakes abundant He is not at all fond of people, but he tells of some interesting encounters, such as the wealthy planter who is convinced that someday electricity will do all the world s work instead of just being used for telegraphy Muir also describes an attempted robbery in which the would be robber gives up in disgust when he finds out that Muir s bag contains only soap, a comb, a few other items, and dozens of plant samples.Learned some new words, including troubl...

  3. says:

    I appreciated reading this because it s just John Muir rambling in the countryside with an immense appreciation for and knowledge of the flora There are some breathtaking passages There are also several racist remarks that are off puttinghe did this journey shortly after the civil war and the ge...

  4. says:

    John Muir walks to the Gulf of Mexico from Indianapolis via Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida Once there he heads for Cuba His interactions with people in a Post Civil War period were inte...

  5. says:

    A self righteous pile of crap.

  6. says:

    So very interesting Love the way John Muir writes.

  7. says:

    A book of poetry to botanists and nature lovers alike

  8. says:

    I m about halfway through this, and I m finding problems with it that have little to do with the botanizing which is the official purpose of the book If the purpose of the book is to supply botanical information much of which I could have provided myself with very little difficulty, having lived inor less the same sort of environment further west ,drawings would be almost obligatory Giving the Latin names for plants does NOT identify them to people who ve seen them, but who have I m about halfway through this, and I m finding problems with it that have little to do with the botanizing which is the official purpose of the book If the purpose of the book is to supply botanical information much of which I could have provided myself with very little difficulty, having lived inor less the same sort of environment further west ,dr...

  9. says:

    I always think Americans are lucky people, because they own both economic prosperity and natural beauty at home The national parks in the USA are spectacular wonders The author of this book, John Muir, is widely known as the father of national parks His works are read by millions to this day He infused passion for nature into every paragraph If you like to read about nature, the book will be a good read.Muir was a 29 years old lad He never set foot in the South One day, he decided to take I always think Americans are lucky people, because they own both economic prosperity and natural beauty at home The national parks in the USA are spectacular wonders The author of this book, John Muir, is widely known as the father of national parks His works are read by millions to this day He infused passion for nature into e...

  10. says:

    After doing a 6 week road trip throughout the west coast and seeing John Muir s name everywhere, I was really excited to find this book in a book store in Portland I wanted to like it so much And I did, for the most part However, about half of the book is really dry descriptions of specific plants and I found my eyes unfocusing at those parts Unless you are a biologist or ...

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