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A Forest of Voices: Conversations in Ecology

A Forest of Voices: Conversations in Ecology



The second edition of this reader comprises 61 selections, substantial reading and writing instruction, and finely developed reading and writing apparatus. Providing a mix of genres and including both historical and contemporary perspectives, A Forest of Voices challenges students to examine in detail the multiplicity of environments that we interact with, the complexities of those environments, and our relationships to them.



Publication Date



Mayfield Pub. Co.


Mountain View, Calif.


Environmental Health and Protection | Rhetoric and Composition


Description and cover image courtesy of Textbook Rush.

Subject Areas

English language -- Rhetoric; Environmental protection -- Problems, exercises, etc.; Readers -- Environmental protection; Nature -- Problems, exercises, etc.; College readers; Readers -- Nature; Report writing

Author/Editor Bio

Lex Runciman is Professor of Creative Writing and Literature at Linfield College. He holds a Ph.D. in English and Creative Writing from the University of Utah, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Poetry) from the University of Montana, and a B.A. in English from Santa Clara University.

Chris Anderson is Professor of English and the composition coordinator at Oregon State University. Author of many scholarly articles and reviews and coauthor or editor of numerous books, including several textbooks for composition, he is also a much-published poet and writer of creative nonfiction; his Edge Effects: Notes from an Oregon Forest was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. His latest scholarly projects include the forthcoming Teaching as Believing: Faith in the University.

A Forest of Voices: Conversations in Ecology