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The lay of the land : metaphor as experience and history in American life and letters

Author: Annette Kolodny
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1975]
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Lay of the Land: Metaphor As Experience and History in American Life and Letters

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kolodny, Annette, 1941-
Lay of the land.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1975]
(OCoLC)592972440
Named Person: Philip Morin Freneau; James Fenimore Cooper; John James Audubon; John James Audubon; James Fenimore Cooper; Philip Morin Freneau
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Annette Kolodny
ISBN: 0807812412 9780807812419 0807841188 9780807841181
OCLC Number: 1093725
Notes: Southwestern University A. Frank Smith, Jr. Library Center notes:
Includes index.
Description: xiii, 185 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / ix --
Abbreviations / xiii --
1. Unearthing Herstory An Introduction --
2. Surveying the Virgin Land --
The Documents of Exploration and Colonization, 1500 --
1740 --
3. Laying Waste Her Fields of Plenty --
The Eighteenth Century --
The Visionary Line: The Poetry of Philip Freneau --
The Dubious Pleasures of an American Farmer: Crevecoeur's Letters and Sketches --
Transitions --
4. Singing Her Past and Singing Her Praises --
The Nineteeth Century --
The Country as It Oughtta' Be: John James Audubon --
Natty Bumppo as The American Dream: The Leatherstocking Novels of James Fenimore Cooper --
Every Mother's Son : The Revolutionary War Romances of Willam Gilmore Simms --
The Closed Frontier --
5. Making It with Paradise --
The Twentieth Century --
Some thoughts for Our Bicentennial --
A Meditation on Metaphor --
A Meditiation on Metaphor.
Responsibility: by Annette Kolodny.
Local System Bib Number:
12250
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