Download A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American by Nicolas S. Witschi PDF

By Nicolas S. Witschi

A better half to the Literature and tradition of the yank West offers a chain of essays that discover the old and modern cultural expressions rooted in America's western states.

  • Offers a accomplished method of the wide variety of cultural expressions originating within the westContent:
    Chapter 1 Imagining the West (pages 1–10): Nicolas S. Witschi
    Chapter 2 Exploration, buying and selling, Trapping, commute, and Early Fiction, 1780–1850 (pages 11–28): Edward Watts
    Chapter three Worlds of ask yourself and Ambition: Gold Rush California and the tradition of Mining Bonanzas within the North American West (pages 29–47): Peter J. Blodgett
    Chapter four The Literate West of Nineteenth?Century Periodicals (pages 48–62): Tara Penry
    Chapter five A historical past of yank Women's Western Books, 1833–1928 (pages 63–80): Nina Baym
    Chapter 6 Literary Cultures of the yank Southwest (pages 81–97): Daniel Worden
    Chapter 7 Literary Cartography of the nice Plains (pages 98–114): Susan Naramore Maher
    Chapter eight The Literary Northern Rockies because the final most sensible position (pages 115–129): O. Alan Weltzien
    Chapter nine North by means of Northwest: The final Frontier of Western Literature (pages 130–144): Eric Heyne
    Chapter 10 Chronotopes of the Asian American West (pages 145–160): Hsuan L. Hsu
    Chapter eleven African American Literature and tradition and the yankee West (pages 161–176): Michael okay. Johnson
    Chapter 12 legendary Frontiers: occur future, Aztlan, and the Cosmic Race (pages 177–190): John L. Escobedo
    Chapter thirteen Writing the Indigenous West (pages 191–212): Kathleen Washburn
    Chapter 14 Framing type within the Rural West: Cowboys, Double?Wides, and McMansions (pages 213–228): Nancy Cook
    Chapter 15 Postcolonial West (pages 229–243): Alex Hunt
    Chapter sixteen New West, city and Suburban areas, Postwest (pages 244–260): Krista Comer
    Chapter 17 What we speak about once we speak about Western paintings (pages 261–280): Brian W. Dippie
    Chapter 18 “All Hat and No Cattle”: Romance, Realism, and overdue Nineteenth?Century Western American Fiction (pages 281–296): Gary Scharnhorst
    Chapter 19 The Coyote Nature of Cowboy Poetry (pages 297–315): Barbara Barney Nelson
    Chapter 20 “The Wind Blew them Away”: Folksinging the West, 1880–1930 (pages 316–335): David Fenimore
    Chapter 21 Autobiography (pages 336–352): Gioia Woods
    Chapter 22 Housing the yankee West: Western Women's Literature, Early 20th Century and past (pages 353–366): Cathryn Halverson
    Chapter 23 The Apple does not fall faraway from the Tree: Western American Literature and Environmental Literary feedback (pages 367–379): Hal Crimmel
    Chapter 24 Detective Fiction (pages 380–394): Nicolas S. Witschi
    Chapter 25 the yank Western movie (pages 395–408): Corey okay. Creekmur
    Chapter 26 Post?Western Cinema (pages 409–424): Neil Campbell
    Chapter 27 the US Unscripted: acting the Wild West (pages 425–442): Jefferson D. Slagle
    Chapter 28 Revising Public reminiscence within the American West: local American functionality within the Ramona outside Play (pages 443–461): Karen E. Ramirez
    Chapter 29 Omnimedia advertising: The Case of The Lone Ranger (pages 462–482): Chadwick Allen
    Chapter 30 The Nuclear Southwest (pages 483–498): Audrey Goodman
    Chapter 31 Ranging over Stegner's Arid West: Mobility as Adaptive technique (pages 499–513): Bonney MacDonald
    Chapter 32 the worldwide West: Temporality, Spatial Politics, and Literary construction (pages 514–527): Susan Kollin
    Chapter 33 Tumbling cube: the matter of Las Vegas (pages 528–545): Stephen Tatum and Nathaniel Lewis

    Show description

Read Online or Download A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West PDF

Similar american literature books

Il richiamo della foresta

Più di un romanzo di avventura, molto più di un libro consistent with ragazzi, Il richiamo della foresta è un capolavoro della letteratura americana: l. a. storia del cane dollar, strappato al suo padrone in California e portato nel freddo Klondike al servizio di cercatori d’oro senza scrupoli, ci invade e ci abita area of expertise di un fascino senza pace.

The Economist: Henry Thoreau and Enterprise

This significant examine brings to mild Thoreau's relation to the complicated monetary discourse of his time and position. in particular, it examines the effect of adjustments in fiscal pondering and behaviour that happened in antebellum New England and the US; those ameliorations on the point of language; and Thoreau's know-how of those alterations.

Women and Death 3: Women's Representations of Death in German Culture since 1500 (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture)

In Western tradition, ladies are frequently associated with demise, maybe simply because they're generally developed as an unknowable "other. " the 1st ladies and demise volumes examine principles approximately demise and the female as represented in German tradition on account that 1500, focusing, respectively, at the illustration of girls as sufferers and killers and the assumption of the lady warrior, and confirming that ladies who kill or die violent or premature deaths workout fascination whilst they pose a possibility.

Chemistry in Theatre: Insufficiency, Phallacy or Both

This booklet examines the questions "What can technology do for the theatre? " and "What can the theatre do for technological know-how? " which elevate demanding situations for either theatre execs and scientists. surprisingly, this booklet offers with performs at first as interpreting fabric -- as texts to be learn by myself or in dramatic readings -- instead of emphasizing performances at the level.

Extra resources for A Companion to the Literature and Culture of the American West

Sample text

Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 1996), pp. 73–90. References and Further Reading Non-Fiction (some lengthy titles have been abbreviated) Biddle, Nicholas, ed. (1814). History of the Expedition Under the Commend of Captains Lewis and Clarke. 3 vols. Philadelphia: Biddle. D. (1965). The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth. (1856). Repr. Minneapolis: Ross & Haines. Brackenridge, Henry Marie. (1811). Views of Louisiana, Together with a Journal of a Voyage Up the Missouri River, in 1811.

New York: Harper & Brothers. Webber, Charles W. (1853). Tales of the Southern Border. New York: Harper & Brothers. 3 Worlds of Wonder and Ambition: Gold Rush California and the Culture of Mining Bonanzas in the North American West Peter J. ” With those words, an obscure carpenter and mechanic from New Jersey named James W. Marshall launched one of the most astounding series of events in American history. Marshall’s startling discovery on the morning of January 24, 1848 in the tailrace of an unfinished sawmill on the American River perhaps forty miles east of present-day Sacramento would rapidly transform the isolated Mexican province of Alta California into “El Dorado,” the land of instant riches and vast fortunes, and propel it into the center of a furor of global proportions.

James, Edwin. (1823). Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains. 2 vols. Philadelphia: Carey & Lea. James, Gen. Thomas. (1966). Three Years Among the Indians and Mexicans, ed. Milo Milton Quaife. New York: Citadel. Kendall, George Wilkins. (1844). Narrative of the Texas Santa Fe Expedition. 2 vols. New York: Harper & Brothers. Leonard, Zenas. (1839). Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard. Clearfield, PA: Moore. Mackenzie, Alexander. (1931). Voyages from Montreal on the River St.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.90 of 5 – based on 33 votes