Henry David Thoreau and Nature Writing(shepherd.edu) "Overview: In this WebQuest, you will learn about the ways
in which Henry David Thoreau reflects the Transcendentalist emphasis
on nature and initiates a long literary tradition of nature writing.
Here you can see the growing emphasis on the American landscape and
setting as an important focus for American writing."
The Environmental Movement in the 20th Century and the Impact of Henry
David Thoreau(shepherd.edu) "Overview: In this WebQuest, you will explore the development
of the environmental movement in the twentieth-century, from the early
work of Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson to more radical environmentalists
such as Edward Abbey, Jim Harrison, and Doug Peacock. You will then
look at twentieth-century writers who have been directly influenced
by Thoreau and/or directly use Thoreau as a springboard for their own
observation and writing."