Gifford, T (2001) 'Foreword.' In: Bates, R.H, ed. Mystery, beauty, and danger: the literature of the mountains and mountain climbing published in English before 1946. Peter E. Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, NH, vii. ISBN 9780914339915

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As a result of his pioneering climbs in Alaska and the Himalayas, from the 1930s and into the 1950s, Robert H. Bates is one of America's best known mountaineers. Less known perhaps is that he was an instructor of English at Phillips Exeter Academy for nearly four decades. His love of the mountains and of the language is combined in this unusual work devoted to the many authors who have celebrated mountains in poetry and prose.

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B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BH Aesthetics
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