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Rachel Carson and the Awakening of Environmental Consciousness
Linda Lear, George Washington University
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Works Cited

Carson, Rachel L. The Edge of the Sea. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1955.

_________. The Sea Around Us. New York: Oxford University Press, 1951.

_________. The Sense of Wonder. New York: Harper and Row, 1965.

_________. Silent Spring. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1962.

_________. Under the Sea-Wind: A Naturalist's Picture of Ocean Life. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1941.

Easterbrook, Gregg. A Moment on the Earth: The Coming Age of Environmental Optimism. New York: Viking, 1995.

Freeman, Martha, ed. Always, Rachel: The Letters of Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman, 1952-1964. Boston: Beacon Press, 1995.

Garb, Yaakov G. "Change and Continuity," in Environmental World-View: The Politics of Nature in Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring." In David Macauley, ed., Minding Nature: The Philosophers of Ecology. New York: The Guilford Press, 1996.

Gottlieb, Robert. Forcing the Spring: The Transformation of the American Environmental Movement. Washington, DC: Island Press, 1993.

Lear, Linda. Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1997.

_________, ed. Lost Woods: The Discovered Writing of Rachel Carson. Boston: Beacon Press, 1998.

Waddell, Craig, ed. And No Birds Sing: Rhetorical Analyses of Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring." With an afterword by Linda Lear. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000.

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