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A Place Called Home

Writings on the Midwestern Small Town

€ 30.99



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Introduction Small Towns, Of Thee We Sing 3(10)
Part I: The Formative Years, 1790--1900 13(70)
``The Economic Base`` from The Urban Frontier
18(6)
Richard C. Wade
``It Answers Well for a Village`` from Sugar Creek
24(10)
John Mack Faragher
selections from The Autobiography of Mark Twain
34(6)
Mark Twain
``A Private Lesson from a Bulldog`` from The Hoosier School-Master
40(7)
Edward Eggleston
``Railroad Towns`` from Plains Country Towns
47(8)
John C. Hudson
``A `Good Fellow`s` Wife`` from Main-Travelled Roads
55(28)
Hamlin Garland
Part II: Main Street Ascendant, 1890--1930 83(130)
``Belonging to the Community`` from Main Street on the Middle Border
86(30)
Lewis E. Atherton
``The Hired Girls`` from My Antonia
116(8)
Willa Cather
selections from The Poetry of Vachel Lindsay
124(7)
Vachel Lindsay
``The Budding of Art`` from The Age of Indiscretion
131(14)
Clyde Brion Davis
``Storm`` from Not Without Laughter
145(8)
Langston Hughes
excerpt from Main Street
153(13)
Sinclair Lewis
selections from Spoon River Anthology
166(5)
Edgar Lee Masters
excerpt from Poor White
171(9)
Sherwood Anderson
``The Resurrection`` from Midland Magazine
180(5)
Ruth Suckow
excerpt from A Peculiar Treasure
185(14)
Edna Ferber
``Inventions Re-making Leisure`` from Middletown
199(14)
Robert S. Lynd
Helen Merrell Lynd
Part III: Depression, War, and Resurgence, 1930--60 213(88)
``Growing Up in Clear Lake,`` personal reminiscence
217(15)
Alan R. Woolworth
``Compromise and Its Limits`` from Main Street in Crisis
232(16)
Catherine McNicol Stock
poems from various collections
248(12)
William Kloefkorn
``The Last Picture Show`` from Main Street Blues
260(26)
Richard O. Davies
``Nothing Happened`` from Blooming
286(15)
Susan Allen Toth
Part IV: Crisis on Main Street, 1960--90 301(74)
selections from Alliance, Illinois
307(16)
Dave Etter
``Quietly Thinking Over Things at Christmas`` from Letters from the Country
323(7)
Carol Bly
selections from poems from the sangamon
330(10)
John Knoepfle
``If the Home Team Doesn`t Win`` from The Decline of Rural Minnesota
340(9)
Joseph A. Amato
John W. Meyer
``Sumus Quod Sumus`` from Lake Wobegon Days
349(10)
Garrison Keillor
``Hardball`` from Grass Fires
359(5)
Dan Gerber
``Two-Speed`` from Light in the Crossing
364(11)
Kent Meyers
Part V: From Farm Crisis to the Present 375(54)
``Decline and Denial`` from Broken Heartland
379(11)
Osha Gray Davidson
``On the Cutting Edge: Changes in Midwestern Meatpacking Communities``
390(11)
Donald D. Stull
``Village Character: The Pioneer Store`` from Winter Book
401(5)
Norbert Blei
``A Broken Heartland`` from U.S. News and World Report
406(6)
Jeff Glasser
``Business First and Always`` from Rethinking Home
412(17)
Joseph A. Amato
Suggestions for Further Reading 429(4)
Credits 433(4)
About the Editors 437
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
437 pagina's
Januari 2003
667 gram
230 x 152 x 33 mm
MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOC us


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