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The midwestern pastoral : place and landscape in literature of the American heartland

Author: William David Barillas
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2006.
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The midwestern pastoral is a literary tradition of place and rural experience that celebrates an attachment to land that is mystical as well as practical, based on historical and scientific knowledge as well as personal experience. It is exemplified in the poetry, fiction, and essays of writers who express an informed love of the nature and regional landscapes of the Midwest. Drawing on recent studies in cultural  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Barillas, William David.
Midwestern pastoral.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005026992
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William David Barillas
ISBN: 9780821442012 0821442015
OCLC Number: 182530454
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 258 pages)
Contents: 1. Midwestern pastoralism --
2. Willa Cather --
3. Aldo Leopold --
4. Theodore Roethke --
5. James Wright --
6. Jim Harrison --
7. Further views.
Responsibility: William Barillas.
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Relates Midwestern pastoral writers to their local geographies and explains their approaches. This book treats five Midwestern pastoralists - Willa Cather, Aldo Leopold, Theodore Roethke, James  Read more...

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