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The territory ahead.

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

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

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