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Is Robert Macfarlane married?

Is Robert Macfarlane married?

Julia Lovell
Robert Macfarlane/Spouse

Our expedition begins as Macfarlane negotiates the traffic chaos around Cambridge station in a family-sized scarlet Citroën. He is married to the sinologist Julia Lovell; they have three children, aged 11, nine and two.

Which Robert Macfarlane book to read first?

Mountains of the Mind
Macfarlane’s first book, Mountains of the Mind, charts humanity’s preoccupation with mountains, despite their obvious dangers – from our fascination with their beauty and our desire to explore, to the impulse of conquering their heights in the name of patriotic pride.

Where does Robert Macfarlane teach?

After completing his BA at Pembroke (1994-97), he spent two years studying at Magdalen College, Oxford, and a year teaching at a university in Beijing, before returning to Cambridge for his PhD. He is presently Reader in Literature and the Environmental Humanities in the Faculty of English.

Is Robert Macfarlane scottish?

“I’m not a Scottish writer but my writing is Scottish. I was born in England, I was brought up in England, and I live in England. But my imaginative and creative life is deeply bound up with Scotland and I’ve written at least as much about Scotland as about England.”

Where did Macfarlane live?

Robert Macfarlane is the prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words, The Old Ways, and Underland, all published by Penguin Books. What type of terrain most inspires you? I live in Cambridge, a landscape so flat you can fax it, as the old joke goes.

Who is Robert Macfarlane’s agent?

Robert Macfarlane – David Higham Associates.

What literary genre is the wild places?

Nature writing
Travel literature
The Wild Places/Genres

What is the unique features of fiction?

The six major elements of fiction are character, plot, point of view, setting, style, and theme.

Is there anywhere on earth still unexplored?

Several mountains in Himalayan country Bhutan are believed to be unconquered, namely the world’s largest unclimbed mountain: Gangkhar Puensum. Unexplored areas around the world also include small islands, such as Pitcairn Island off of New Zealand, and Palmerston Island in the South Pacific.

What are three characteristics of fiction?

The six major elements of fiction are character, plot, point of view, setting, style, and theme.

  • Character — A figure in a literary work (personality, gender, age, etc).
  • Plot –- the major events that move the action in a narrative.
  • Point of View — the vantage point from which a narrative is told.