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Charles L. Crow

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

€ 249.65

The Blackwell Companion to American Regional Literature is the most comprehensive resource yet published for study of this popular field.


  • The most inclusive survey yet published of American regional literature.
  • Represents a wide variety of theoretical and historical approaches.


    Taal / Language : English

    Inhoudsopgave:
    List of Illustrations viii
    Notes on Contributors ix
    Acknowledgments xiv
    Introduction 1(4)
    PART I History and Theory of Regionalism in the United States 5(188)
    1 Contemporary Regionalism
    7(18)
    Michael Kowalewski
    2 The Cultural Work of American Regionalism
    25(17)
    Stephanie Foote
    3 Letting Go our Grand Obsessions: Notes toward a New Literary History of the American Frontiers
    42(15)
    Annette Kolodny
    4 Region and Race: National Identity and the Southern Past
    57(17)
    Lori Robison
    5 Regionalism in the Era of the New Deal
    74(18)
    Lauren Coats and Nihad M. Faroq
    6 Realism and Regionalism
    92(19)
    Donna Campbell
    7 Taking Feminism and Regionalism toward the Third Wave
    111(18)
    Krista Comer
    8 Regionalism and Ecology
    129(8)
    David Mazel
    9 The City as Region
    137(17)
    James Kyung Jin Lee
    10 Indigenous Peoples and Place
    154(17)
    P. Jane Hafen
    11 Borders, Bodies, and Regions: The United States and the Caribbean
    171(22)
    Vera M. Kutzinski
    PART II Mapping Regions 193(284)
    12 New England Literature and Regional Identity
    195(18)
    Kent C. Ryden
    13 The Great Plains
    213(18)
    Diane D. Quantic
    14 Forgotten Frontier: Literature of the Old Northwest
    231(16)
    Bev Hogue
    15 The Old Southwest: Humor, Tall Tales, and the Grotesque
    247(19)
    Rosemary D. Cox
    16 The Plantation School: Dissenters and Countermyths
    266(20)
    Sarah E. Gardner
    17 The Fugitive-Agrarians and the Twentieth-Century Southern Canon
    286(20)
    Farrell O`Gorman
    18 Romanticizing a Different Lost Cause: Regional Identities in Louisiana and the Bayou Country
    306(18)
    Suzanne Disheroon-Green
    19 The Sagebrush School Revived
    324(20)
    Lawrence I. Berkove
    20 Re-envisioning the Big Sky: Regional Identity, Spatial Logics, and the Literature of Montana
    344(19)
    Susan Kollin
    21 Regions of California: Mountains and Deserts
    363(16)
    Nicolas Witschi
    22 Regions of California: The Great Central Valley
    379(18)
    Charles L. Crow
    23 Los Angeles as a Literary Region
    397(15)
    David Fine
    24 North and Northwest: Theorizing the Regional Literatures of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest
    412(20)
    Susan Kollin
    25 Texas and the Great Southwest
    432(26)
    Mark Busby
    26 Hawai`i
    458(19)
    Brenda Kwon
    PART III Some Regionalist Masters 477(95)
    27 Bret Harte and the Literary Construction of the American West
    479(17)
    Gary Scharnhorst
    28 Mark Twain: A Man for All Regions
    496(17)
    Lawrence I. Berkove
    29 Willa Lather`s Glittering Regions
    513(19)
    Robert Thacker
    30 `I have seen America emerging`: Mary Austin`s Regionalism
    532(19)
    Betsy Klimasmitte
    31 `I have never recovered from the country`: The American West of Wallace Stegner
    551(21)
    Richard H. Cracroft
    Index 572
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    Hardback
    624 pagina's
    Januari 2003
    1338 gram
    248 x 178 x 51 mm
    Wiley-Blackwell us

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