skip to content
The territory ahead. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The territory ahead.

Author: Wright Morris
Publisher: New York] Harcourt, Brace [1958]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Essays on American writers, appraising the work of Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, Wolfe, Faulkner, and others.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morris, Wright, 1910-1998.
Territory ahead.
New York] Harcourt, Brace [1958]
(OCoLC)592409812
Named Person: Henry David Thoreau; Walt Whitman; Herman Melville; Samuel Langhorne Clemens; Henry James; Norman Rockwell; Ernest Hemingway; Thomas Wolfe; F Scott Fitzgerald; William Faulkner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wright Morris
OCLC Number: 1208035
Description: 231 pages 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Fiction and fact: Technique and raw material --
The mythic past --
pt. 2. The state of nature: To the woods: Henry Thoreau --
The open road: Walt Whitman --
The high seas: Herman Melville --
The available past: Mark Twain --
pt. 3. The bridge: Use of the past: Henry James --
Abuse of the past: Norman Rockwell --
pt. 4. The ability to function: The function of style: Ernest Hemingway --
The function of appetite: Thomas Wolfe --
The function of nostalgia: F. Scott Fitzgerald --
The function of rage: William Faulkner --
pt. 5. The American scene: Objects and places --
pt. 6. The territory ahead: The immediate present.

Abstract:

Essays on American writers, appraising the work of Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, Wolfe, Faulkner, and others.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1208035> # The territory ahead.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "1208035" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/faulkner_william_1897_1962> ; # William Faulkner
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113> ; # American literature
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/wolfe_thomas_1900_1938> ; # Thomas Wolfe
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/100254195> ; # Francis Scott Fitzgerald
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/whitman_walt_1819_1892> ; # Walt Whitman
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/810.9/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004351> ; # American literature--History and criticism
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/fitzgerald_f_scott_francis_scott_1896_1940> ; # Francis Scott Fitzgerald
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/clemens_samuel_langhorne_1835_1910> ; # Samuel Langhorne Clemens
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/68936476> ; # Henry David Thoreau
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/39376770> ; # William Faulkner
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/hemingway_ernest_1899_1961> ; # Ernest Hemingway
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/james_henry_1843_1916> ; # Henry James
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/27068555> ; # Herman Melville
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/rockwell_norman_1894_1878> ; # Norman Rockwell
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/36920030> ; # Henry James
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/2478331> ; # Walt Whitman
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/melville_herman_1819_1891> ; # Herman Melville
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/97006051> ; # Ernest Hemingway
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/thoreau_henry_david_1817_1862> ; # Henry David Thoreau
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/54155795> ; # Thomas Wolfe
   schema:bookEdition "[1st ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/109087827> ; # Wright Morris
   schema:datePublished "1958" ;
   schema:description "Essays on American writers, appraising the work of Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, Wolfe, Faulkner, and others."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/151991099> ;
   schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/592409812> ;
   schema:name "The territory ahead."@en ;
   schema:productID "1208035" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1208035#PublicationEvent/new_yorkharcourt_brace1958> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Agent/harcourt_brace> ; # Harcourt, Brace
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1208035> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Agent/harcourt_brace> # Harcourt, Brace
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Harcourt, Brace" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/clemens_samuel_langhorne_1835_1910> # Samuel Langhorne Clemens
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1835" ;
   schema:deathDate "1910" ;
   schema:familyName "Clemens" ;
   schema:givenName "Samuel Langhorne" ;
   schema:name "Samuel Langhorne Clemens" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/faulkner_william_1897_1962> # William Faulkner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1897" ;
   schema:deathDate "1962" ;
   schema:familyName "Faulkner" ;
   schema:givenName "William" ;
   schema:name "William Faulkner" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/fitzgerald_f_scott_francis_scott_1896_1940> # Francis Scott Fitzgerald
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1896" ;
   schema:deathDate "1940" ;
   schema:familyName "Fitzgerald" ;
   schema:givenName "Francis Scott" ;
   schema:givenName "F. Scott" ;
   schema:name "Francis Scott Fitzgerald" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/hemingway_ernest_1899_1961> # Ernest Hemingway
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1899" ;
   schema:deathDate "1961" ;
   schema:familyName "Hemingway" ;
   schema:givenName "Ernest" ;
   schema:name "Ernest Hemingway" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/james_henry_1843_1916> # Henry James
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1843" ;
   schema:deathDate "1916" ;
   schema:familyName "James" ;
   schema:givenName "Henry" ;
   schema:name "Henry James" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/melville_herman_1819_1891> # Herman Melville
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1819" ;
   schema:deathDate "1891" ;
   schema:familyName "Melville" ;
   schema:givenName "Herman" ;
   schema:name "Herman Melville" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/rockwell_norman_1894_1878> # Norman Rockwell
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1894" ;
   schema:deathDate "1878" ;
   schema:familyName "Rockwell" ;
   schema:givenName "Norman" ;
   schema:name "Norman Rockwell" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/thoreau_henry_david_1817_1862> # Henry David Thoreau
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1817" ;
   schema:deathDate "1862" ;
   schema:familyName "Thoreau" ;
   schema:givenName "Henry David" ;
   schema:name "Henry David Thoreau" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/whitman_walt_1819_1892> # Walt Whitman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1819" ;
   schema:deathDate "1892" ;
   schema:familyName "Whitman" ;
   schema:givenName "Walt" ;
   schema:name "Walt Whitman" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/151991099#Person/wolfe_thomas_1900_1938> # Thomas Wolfe
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1900" ;
   schema:deathDate "1938" ;
   schema:familyName "Wolfe" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
   schema:name "Thomas Wolfe" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004351> # American literature--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113> # American literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "American literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100254195> # Francis Scott Fitzgerald
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1896" ;
   schema:deathDate "1940" ;
   schema:familyName "Fitzgerald" ;
   schema:givenName "Francis Scott" ;
   schema:givenName "F. Scott" ;
   schema:name "Francis Scott Fitzgerald" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/109087827> # Wright Morris
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1910" ;
   schema:deathDate "1998" ;
   schema:familyName "Morris" ;
   schema:givenName "Wright" ;
   schema:name "Wright Morris" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2478331> # Walt Whitman
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1819" ;
   schema:deathDate "1892" ;
   schema:familyName "Whitman" ;
   schema:givenName "Walt" ;
   schema:name "Walt Whitman" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27068555> # Herman Melville
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1819" ;
   schema:deathDate "1891" ;
   schema:familyName "Melville" ;
   schema:givenName "Herman" ;
   schema:name "Herman Melville" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/36920030> # Henry James
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1843" ;
   schema:deathDate "1916" ;
   schema:familyName "James" ;
   schema:givenName "Henry" ;
   schema:name "Henry James" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/39376770> # William Faulkner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1897" ;
   schema:deathDate "1962" ;
   schema:familyName "Faulkner" ;
   schema:givenName "William" ;
   schema:name "William Faulkner" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54155795> # Thomas Wolfe
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1900" ;
   schema:deathDate "1938" ;
   schema:familyName "Wolfe" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas" ;
   schema:name "Thomas Wolfe" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/68936476> # Henry David Thoreau
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1817" ;
   schema:deathDate "1862" ;
   schema:familyName "Thoreau" ;
   schema:givenName "Henry David" ;
   schema:name "Henry David Thoreau" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/97006051> # Ernest Hemingway
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1899" ;
   schema:deathDate "1961" ;
   schema:familyName "Hemingway" ;
   schema:givenName "Ernest" ;
   schema:name "Ernest Hemingway" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/592409812>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Territory ahead." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1208035> ; # The territory ahead.
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.