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The necessary earth; nature and solitude in American literature,

Author: Wilson Ober Clough
Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An expansion of three lectures, delivered in 1960 as a part of the William Robertson Coe Summer Conference in American Studies at the University of Wyoming.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clough, Wilson Ober, 1894-1990.
Necessary earth.
Austin, University of Texas Press [1964]
(OCoLC)590940601
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson Ober Clough
OCLC Number: 269448
Notes: An expansion of three lectures, delivered in 1960 as a part of the William Robertson Coe Summer Conference in American Studies at the University of Wyoming.
Description: xii, 234 pages 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Permissions --
Part I: The Shock of Geography --
i. Prolouge --
ii. The Age of Wonder --
iii. A New Kind of Man --
iv. Nature at Bay --
The Cult of the Badman of the West --
v. Whence a Native Literature? --
Part 2: Frontiers of Thought --
vi. A Native Metaphor Is Born --
vii. Religion on the Frontier --
viii. Affirm and Construct --
Emerson and Thoreau --
ix. The Cost of Solitude --
x. The Poet Comes --
Part 3: Variations on a Theme --
xi. The Fading Frontier --
xii. Not from Landscape, Not from Flight --
xiii. A Veneer of Naturalism --
xiv. How Clean the Sun --
xv. Epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Nature and solitude in American literature
Responsibility: by Wilson O. Clough.

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An expansion of three lectures, delivered in 1960 as a part of the William Robertson Coe Summer Conference in American Studies at the University of Wyoming.

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