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Frontier: American literature and the American West,

Author: Edwin S Fussell
Publisher: Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press, 1965.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James Fenimore Cooper; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Henry David Thoreau; Edgar Allan Poe; Herman Melville; Walt Whitman; James Fenimore Cooper; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Edgar Allan Poe; Henry David Thoreau; Walt Whitman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin S Fussell
OCLC Number: 711079
Description: xv, 450 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Leatherstocking tales of James Fenimore Cooper --
Nathaniel Hawthorne: Sketches of western adventure ; The scarlet letter ; Neutral territory --
Edgar Allan Poe: South and west ; Narratives of exploration and discovery --
Henry David Thoreau: The essential west ; Walden : the pioneer ; Walden : the frontier --
Herman Melville: Early western travels ; Moby-Dick ; The disputed frontier ; The confidence-man --
Indian summer of the literary west: Thoreau's unwritten epic ; Hawthorne's last stand ; Melville as poet --
Walt Whitman's Leaves of grass.
Responsibility: by Edwin Fussell.

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