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The geographical imagination of Annie Proulx : rethinking regionalism

Alex Hunt
Print Book, English, ©2009
Lexington Books, Lanham, MD, ©2009
ix, 218 pages ; 24 cm
9780739123942, 9780739131626, 0739123947, 0739131621
Introduction: The insistence of geography in the writing of Annie Proulx / Alex Hunt
The influence of the Annales school on Annie Proulx's geographical imagination / Stéphanie Durrans
Proulx and the postmodern hyperreal / Margaret E. Johnson
Drinking the elixir of ownership: pilgrims and improvers in the landscapes of Annie Proulx's That old ace in the hole and The shipping news / Christian Hummelsund Voie
Postnational United States regional hinterlands: Proulx's ethnic working-class communities in Accordion crimes / Douglas Werden
Born under a bad sign: the question of geographical determinism in the hardscrabble northern borderlands of Heart songs and other stories / Hal Crimmel
The corpse in the stone wall: Annie Proulx's ironic New England / Kent C. Ryden
"All the qualities o' th' isle": The shipping news as island myth / Paul Chafe
Annie Proulx's Wyoming: geographical determinism, landscape, and caricature / O. Alan Weltzien
Westward Proulx: the resistant landscapes of Close range: Wyoming stories and That old ace in the hole / Elizabeth Abele
Landed bodies: geography and disability in The shipping news / Jennifer Denise Ryan
The location of immigration: itinerant communities and cultural hybridity in Annie Proulx's Accordion Crimes / Bonnie Roos
Brokeback mountain as progressive narrative and cinematic vision: landscape, emotion, and the denial of domesticity / Christopher Pullen
Capitalism vs. localism: economies of scale in Annie Proulx's postcards and That old ace in the hole / Wes Berry
The ecology of narrative: Annie Proulx's That old ace in the holes as critical regionalist fiction / Alex Hunt
Afterword: Red desert: the history of a place, and Annie Proulx as environmental historian / Dan Flores