Natural history of the sensesThe American writer, poet, and essays by a naturalist, who became famous for his book `A Natural History of the Senses` (` chuvstv` Natural History) , published in 1990. Her style of writing can be described as a subtle blend of poetry, historical narrative and non-fiction literature ,written in a very simple and understandable language. Ackerman has taught at several universities, including Columbia University (Columbia University) in New York (New York City) and Cornell University (Cornell University) in Ithaca, New York (Ithaca, New York), and her essays published regularly in respected popular and literary journals. Diane Ackerman was born October 7, 1948 in Waukegan, Illinois (Waukegan, Illinois), but when she was eight years old, the family moved to Allentown, Pennsylvania (Allentown, Pennsylvania). She received a BA in English from the University of Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania State University),and master`s and doctoral degree of protection from Cornell University in 1978, where her thesis supervisor was Carl Sagan (Carl Sagan), American astronomer and astrophysicist, who did much to popularize science.
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, Since then, has taught Ackerman University of Pittsburgh (University of Pittsburgh), Cornell ,error status: 400error status: 400error status: 400Her book ` The Natural History of chuvstv` inspired by American popular science documentary television series `Nova`, which since 1974 goes on PBS, to remove the book five series under the title ` Mystery of the Senses`. The miniseries aired in February 1995.
Among the awards Diane Ackerman - an honorary degree from Kenion-College (Kenyon College) in Ohio (Ohio), the Guggenheim Fellowship (Guggenheim Fellowship), the premium ` Orion` (Orion Award), John Burroughs Award (John Burroughs Nature Award) and poetic prize ` Lavan Poetry Prize`