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Deep map country : literary cartography of the Great Plains

Author: Susan Naramore Maher
Publisher: Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Taking its name from the subtitle of William Least Heat-Moon's PrairyErth (a deep map), the "deep-map" form of nonfiction and environmental writing defines an innovative and stratigraphic literary genre. Proposing that its roots can be found in Great Plains nonfiction writing, Susan Naramore Maher explores the many facets of this vital form of critique, exploration, and celebration that weaves together such
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Naramore Maher
ISBN: 9780803245020 0803245025
OCLC Number: 861955674
Description: xxiv, 228 pages : illustration, map ; 23 cm
Contents: 1 Deep Mapping the Great Plains: Surveying the Literary Cartography of Place 1 --
2 Deep Mapping History: Wallace Stegner's Wolf Willow and William Least Heat-Moon's PrairyErth: (a deep map) 35 --
3 Deep Mapping the Biome: The Biology of Place in Don Gayton's The Wheatgrass Mechanism, John Janovy Jr.'s Dunwoody Pond, and Wes Jackson's Becoming Native to This Place 71 --
4 Deep Mapping Dimensions: Excavating Time and Space in Loren Eiseley's The Immense Journey and John McPhee's Rising from the Plains 105 --
5 Deep Mapping Lived Space: "Layers of Presence" in Julene Bair's One Degree West, Sharon Butala's Wild Stone Heart, and Linda Hasselstrom's Feels Like Far 138 --
6 Coda: Spiritual Deep Mapping and Great Plains Vernacular 169.
Responsibility: Susan Naramore Maher.

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