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Reclaiming nostalgia : longing for nature in American literature

Author: Jennifer K Ladino
Publisher: Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, ©2012.
Series: Under the sign of nature.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer K Ladino
ISBN: 9780813933344 081393334X 9780813933351 0813933358 9780813933368 0813933366
OCLC Number: 798210583
Description: xvi, 275 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Having a field day: authentic Indians and patriotic tourism in the early national parks --
Longing for wonderland: Zitkala-Ša's post-frontier nostalgia : "plucked up by the roots": the nostalgic trajectories of the southern agrarians --
"Home thoughts": the transnational routes of nostalgia in Claude McKay's home to Harlem : born free and equal: frontier nostalgia and the nature of Manzanar --
Nostalgia's caring capacity: Rachel Carson's Silent spring, Aldo Leopold's A sand county almanac, and the "Last call" for nature : "a tear for the fate of America": the (crying) Indian as spokesperson for a vanishing natural world --
Remembering the earth: N. Scott Momaday's nostalgic American land ethic : patenting "the last of nature's creations": mice and men in a postnatural world --
Don DeLillo's postmodern homesickness: nostalgia after the end of nature : nature survives: frontier nostalgia on reality TV --
Nostalgia and nature at the millennium: Ruth Ozeki's green culture of life.
Series Title: Under the sign of nature.
Responsibility: Jennifer K. Ladino.

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Reclaiming Nostalgia is sophisticated and intelligent. Jennifer Ladino has achieved a graceful, athletic style that enables her to handle complex ideas with clarity, economy, and grace.--John Read more...

 
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