skip to content
The lay of the land : metaphor as experience and history in American life and letters Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The lay of the land : metaphor as experience and history in American life and letters

Author: Annette Kolodny
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1975] ©1975
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

An original and highly unusual psycholinguistic study of American literature and culture from 1584 to 1860, this volume focuses on the metaphor of "land-as-woman". It is the first systematic  Read more...

Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Genre/Form: Dictionary
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kolodny, Annette, 1941-
Lay of the land.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1975]
(OCoLC)592972440
Named Person: Philip Morin Freneau; James Fenimore Cooper; John James Audubon; John James Audubon; James Fenimore Cooper; Philip Morin Freneau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Kolodny
ISBN: 0807812412 9780807812419 0807841188 9780807841181
OCLC Number: 1093725
Notes: Illustrated endpapers.
Description: xiii, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Unearthing Herstory : An Introduction --
2. Surveying the Virgin Land : The Documents of Exploration and Colonization, 1500-1740 --
3. Laying Waste Her Fields of Plenty. The Eighteenth Century ; The Visionary Line: The Poetry of Philip Freneau ; The Dubious Pleasures of an American Farmer: Crevecoeur's Letters and Sketches ; Transitions --
--
4. Singing Her Past and Singing Her Praises . The Nineteeth Century ; The Country as It Oughtta' Be: John James Audubon ; Natty Bumppo as The American Dream: The Leatherstocking Novels of James Fenimore Cooper ; Every Mother's Son : The Revolutionary War Romances of Willam Gilmore Simms ; The Closed Frontier --
5. Making It with Paradise. The Twentieth Century ; Some thoughts for Our Bicentennial ; A Meditation on Metaphor.
Responsibility: by Annette Kolodny.

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/1093725> # The lay of the land : metaphor as experience and history in American life and letters
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1093725" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/ncu> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/810.936/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Person/cooper_james_fenimore_1789_1851> ; # James Fenimore Cooper
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/letterkunde> ; # Letterkunde
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/nature_dans_la_littrature> ; # Nature dans la littřature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Person/freneau_philip_morin_1752_1832> ; # Philip Morin Freneau
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85004351> ; # American literature--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/literatur> ; # Literatur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/metapher> ; # Metapher
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/natuur> ; # Natuur
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Place/united_states> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/littrature_amricaine_histoire_et_critique> ; # Littřature amřicaine--Histoire et critique
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/156130> ; # Philip Morin Freneau
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/14765625> ; # John James Audubon
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Person/audubon_john_james_1785_1851> ; # John James Audubon
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/27062769> ; # James Fenimore Cooper
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Place/etats_unis> ; # Etats-Unis
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060777> ; # Philosophy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/amerikaans> ; # Amerikaans
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/communication> ; # Communication
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1034680> ; # Nature in literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/emblems_and_insignia> ; # Emblems and Insignia
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/153414100> ; # Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807113> ; # American literature
    schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/108722214> ; # Annette Kolodny
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "1975" ;
    schema:datePublished "1975" ;
    schema:description "1. Unearthing Herstory : An Introduction -- 2. Surveying the Virgin Land : The Documents of Exploration and Colonization, 1500-1740 -- 3. Laying Waste Her Fields of Plenty. The Eighteenth Century ; The Visionary Line: The Poetry of Philip Freneau ; The Dubious Pleasures of an American Farmer: Crevecoeur's Letters and Sketches ; Transitions -- -- 4. Singing Her Past and Singing Her Praises . The Nineteeth Century ; The Country as It Oughtta' Be: John James Audubon ; Natty Bumppo as The American Dream: The Leatherstocking Novels of James Fenimore Cooper ; Every Mother's Son : The Revolutionary War Romances of Willam Gilmore Simms ; The Closed Frontier -- 5. Making It with Paradise. The Twentieth Century ; Some thoughts for Our Bicentennial ; A Meditation on Metaphor."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2068005> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Dictionary"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/592972440> ;
    schema:name "The lay of the land : metaphor as experience and history in American life and letters"@en ;
    schema:productID "1093725" ;
    schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9780807812419.pdf> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807841181> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807812419> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1093725> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Person/audubon_john_james_1785_1851> # John James Audubon
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1785" ;
    schema:deathDate "1851" ;
    schema:familyName "Audubon" ;
    schema:givenName "John James" ;
    schema:name "John James Audubon" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Person/cooper_james_fenimore_1789_1851> # James Fenimore Cooper
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1789" ;
    schema:deathDate "1851" ;
    schema:familyName "Cooper" ;
    schema:givenName "James Fenimore" ;
    schema:name "James Fenimore Cooper" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Person/freneau_philip_morin_1752_1832> # Philip Morin Freneau
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1752" ;
    schema:deathDate "1832" ;
    schema:familyName "Freneau" ;
    schema:givenName "Philip Morin" ;
    schema:name "Philip Morin Freneau" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Place/united_states> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/emblems_and_insignia> # Emblems and Insignia
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Emblems and Insignia"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/littrature_amricaine_histoire_et_critique> # Littřature amřicaine--Histoire et critique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Littřature amřicaine--Histoire et critique"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2068005#Topic/nature_dans_la_littrature> # Nature dans la littřature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Nature dans la littřature"@fr ;
    .

<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/1034680> # Nature in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Nature in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060777> # Philosophy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Philosophy"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

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

<http://viaf.org/viaf/108722214> # Annette Kolodny
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1941" ;
    schema:familyName "Kolodny" ;
    schema:givenName "Annette" ;
    schema:name "Annette Kolodny" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/14765625> # John James Audubon
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1785" ;
    schema:deathDate "1851" ;
    schema:familyName "Audubon" ;
    schema:givenName "John James" ;
    schema:name "John James Audubon" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/153414100> # Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/156130> # Philip Morin Freneau
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1752" ;
    schema:deathDate "1832" ;
    schema:familyName "Freneau" ;
    schema:givenName "Philip Morin" ;
    schema:name "Philip Morin Freneau" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/27062769> # James Fenimore Cooper
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1789" ;
    schema:deathDate "1851" ;
    schema:familyName "Cooper" ;
    schema:givenName "James Fenimore" ;
    schema:name "James Fenimore Cooper" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807812419>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0807812412" ;
    schema:isbn "9780807812419" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780807841181>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0807841188" ;
    schema:isbn "9780807841181" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/592972440>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Lay of the land." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1093725> ; # The lay of the land : metaphor as experience and history in American life and letters
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1093725>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1093725> ; # The lay of the land : metaphor as experience and history in American life and letters
    schema:dateModified "2019-02-27" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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