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The civilized wilderness : backgrounds to American romantic literature, 1817-1860, Edward Halsey Foster

Label
The civilized wilderness : backgrounds to American romantic literature, 1817-1860
Title
The civilized wilderness
Title remainder
backgrounds to American romantic literature, 1817-1860
Statement of responsibility
Edward Halsey Foster
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
810/.9/14
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS217.R6
LC item number
F6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The civilized wilderness : backgrounds to American romantic literature, 1817-1860, Edward Halsey Foster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 201-214
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Part One: The wilderness: the importance of the wilderness in romantic American literature -- The greatest traveling nation in the world -- Landscapes, real and imagined -- Part Two: Smiling lawns and tasteful cottages: the importance of rural ideals to American life and literature -- Smiling lawns -- Tasteful cottages -- Idealized domesticity -- Part Three: Social realities: conflicts between rural ideals and urban realities -- Reaction and reform -- The literati at home and abroad: Taylor in New York; Hawthorne in Lenox and Rome
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xx, 220 p., [4] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780029103500
Lccn
74033091
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm01287670
  • (OCoLC)1287670
Label
The civilized wilderness : backgrounds to American romantic literature, 1817-1860, Edward Halsey Foster
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 201-214
Contents
Preface -- Introduction -- Part One: The wilderness: the importance of the wilderness in romantic American literature -- The greatest traveling nation in the world -- Landscapes, real and imagined -- Part Two: Smiling lawns and tasteful cottages: the importance of rural ideals to American life and literature -- Smiling lawns -- Tasteful cottages -- Idealized domesticity -- Part Three: Social realities: conflicts between rural ideals and urban realities -- Reaction and reform -- The literati at home and abroad: Taylor in New York; Hawthorne in Lenox and Rome
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xx, 220 p., [4] leaves of plates
Isbn
9780029103500
Lccn
74033091
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocm01287670
  • (OCoLC)1287670

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