Butterflies have always served as a metaphor for resurrection and transformation, but as Sharman Apt Russell points out in this lyrical meditation, butterflies are above all objects of obsession. She reveals the logic behind our endless fascination with butterflies and introduces us to the legendary collectors and dedicated scientists who have obsessively catalogued new species of Lepidoptera. A luminous journey through an exotic world of passion and strange beauty, this is a book to be treasured by anyone who has ever experienced the enchantment of butterflies.Our Long Love Affair with a Singular Insect Sharman Apt Russell ... Material on the Painted Lady can be found in general sources, as well as Derham Giuliani and Oakley Shields, aLarge-scale ... In this article, Larsen also wrote about migrating butterflies willing to abatter down the housea as they flew straight to their goal.
|Title||:||An Obsession With Butterflies|
|Author||:||Sharman Apt Russell|
|Publisher||:||Basic Books - 2009|