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
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
The Poetics and Politics of the Desert
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Catrin Gersdorf
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-01-01 - Publisher: BRILL

This study explores the ways in which the desert, as topographical space and cultural presence, shaped and reshaped concepts and images of America. Once a territory outside the geopolitical and cultural borders of the United States, the deserts of the West and Southwest have since emerged as canonical American landscapes.
American Women Conservationists
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Madelyn Holmes
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-06 - Publisher: McFarland

Presents profiles of a variety of American women conservationists, including Mary Austin, Marjory Stoneman, Rachel Carson, and Helen Nearing.