This collection brings together pieces by distinguished geographers which examine how creative writers have handled space and place and what geographers can learn from a writer's treatment of the environment. The increasing interest of geographers in creative literature forms an integral part of the humanistic approach to geography. Literature is an important secondary source of environmental knowledge, which complements the conventional sources of the social scientist and which is particularly apt for studying behaviour and environmental experience. This treatment of the fields of geography and literature will prove to be of enormous value to students in both disciplines.
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