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William Cronon argues that “Idealizing a distant wilderness too often means not idealizing the environment in which we actually live, the landscape that for better or worse we call home” (16). What happens, then, when Lord Byron says of Childe Harold, “Where rose the mountains, there to him were friends; / Where roll’d the ocean, thereon was his home”? What kind of “home” do Childe Harold and the speaker find in doing exactly what Cronon recommends against, traveling into a “sublime” nature in responding to “the siren call of escape” (12)?
Must cite: Childe Harolds Pilgrimege by Lord Byron and “The Trouble with Wilderness; or, Getting Back to the Wrong Nature” William Cronon