Stories from the Country of Lost Borders
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Mary Austin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

Stories set in the deserts and mountains of California draw on the relationship of people to the land
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Amy T Hamilton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-06-15 - Publisher: University of Nevada Press

Peregrinate: To travel or wander around from place to place. The land of the United States is defined by vast distances encouraging human movement and migration on a grand scale. Consequently, American stories are filled with descriptions of human bodies walking through the land. In Peregrinations, Amy T. Hamilton examines
Unmanning Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Loralee Macpike, Maria Frawley, Dagny Boebel, Suzanne Young, Kornelia Tancheva, Julie Taddeo, Genevieve Sanchis Mogran, Michael Kaufmann, Joseph Aimone, Christine W Sizemore
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

Arguing for a radical re-evaluation of the modernist aesthetic, the essayists consider how women writers created their own version of modernism through the use of sentimental and domestic subject matter, by writing about maternal concerns, and through experiments with plot, voice, and points of view.
Conflicting Stories
Language: en
Authors: Elizabeth Ammons
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-10-01 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The early 1890s through the late 1920s saw an explosion in serious long fiction by women in the United States. Considering a wide range of authors--African American, Asian American, white American, and Native American--this book looks at the work of seventeen writers from that period: Frances Ellen Harper, Charlotte Perkins
Traces of Gold
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Nicolas S. Witschi
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: University of Alabama Press

Broadening our understanding of what constitutes "realism," Nicolas Witschi artfully demonstrates the linkage of American literary realism to the texts, myths, and resources of the American West. From Gold Rush romances to cowboy Westerns, from hard-boiled detective thrillers to nature writing, the American West has long been known mainly through