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The geographical imagination of Annie Proulx : rethinking regionalism

Author: Alex Hunt
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, ©2009.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Annie Proulx; Annie Proulx; Annie Proulx; Annie Proulx
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Hunt
ISBN: 9780739123942 0739123947 9780739131626 0739131621
OCLC Number: 233030405
Description: ix, 218 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: edited by Alex Hunt.
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This excellent collection of essays edited by Alex Hunt illuminates in new and productive ways Annie Proulx's idiosyncratic and engrossing literary terrain. Collectively, they cover the ground Read more...

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