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The green breast of the new world : landscape, gender, and American fiction

Author: Louise Hutchings Westling
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the American literary tradition in terms of gender and ecology, this study considers symbolic landscapes in 20th-century American fiction, the characters who inhabit those landscapes, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ralph Waldo Emerson; Willa Cather; Ernest Hemingway; William Faulkner; Eudora Welty; Louise Erdrich; Willa Cather; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Louise Erdrich; William Faulkner; Ernest Hemingway; Eudora Welty; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Henry David Thoreau; Willa Cather; Eudora Welty; Ernest Hemingway; William Faulkner
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Hutchings Westling
ISBN: 0820318140 9780820318141
OCLC Number: 33207461
Description: xi, 211 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Lost innocence --
European tradition and figuration of a new world --
Pastoral ambivalence in Emerson and Thoreau --
Willa Cather's prairie epics --
Pastoral regression in Hemingway and Faulkner --
Eudora Welty's sacramental vision --
Brave new world.
Responsibility: Louise H. Westling.

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