Edward Abbey | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Jack Loeffler

This literature criticism consists of approximately 10 pages of analysis & critique of Edward Abbey.
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Critical Essay by Jack Loeffler

SOURCE: Loeffler, Jack. “Edward Abbey, Anarchism and the Environment.” Western American Literature 28, no. 1 (spring 1993): 43-49.

In the following essay, Loeffler offers a personal remembrance of Abbey's contribution to literature and environmentalism.

One time, Ed Abbey and I were talking about an upcoming election. Ed said to me, “I'm a registered anarchist.”

I asked him, “How long have you been a registered anarchist?”

Ed said “Oh, about 5000 years. In the realm of ideal politics, I'm some sort of an agrarian, barefoot wilderness eco-freak anarchist. One of my favorite thinkers is Prince Kropotkin. Another is Henry Thoreau.”

Professionally, Abbey's greatest wish was to be regarded as a fine writer, a literary man. Many's the time Abbey confided that he...

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