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The frontier in American literature.

by Philip Durham

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Published by Odyssey Press in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- Literary collections,
    • American literature

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdited by Philip Durham [and] Everett L. Jones.
      SeriesPerspectives on American literature.
      ContributionsJones, Everett L., joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS509.F7 D8
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 393 p.
      Number of Pages393
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5622304M
      LC Control Number68031708

      This work is a collection of thirteen essays on American literature and culture that define and examine a gothic tradition in American frontier writing/5(1). Willa Cather told hopeful stories of the American frontier, set mostly on the Great Plains, in O Pioneers! () and My Ántonia (). William Faulkner used stream-of-consciousness monologues and other formal techniques to break from .

        The American Abraham: James Fenimore Cooper and the Frontier Patriarch (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture) Hardcover – Janu Author: Warren Motley. Literature and the frontier In a quite different sphere, there was clear evidence that national consciousness was stirring, for this period marked the appearance of a truly American literature. Foremost among the writers of this new American school were Washington Irving and James Fenimore Cooper.

        Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The frontier in American literature Item Preview remove-circle The American frontier concept / Walter Prescott Webb -- The significance of the frontier in American history / Frederick Jackson Turner -- What is an American? Pages: This collection of thirteen essays on American literature and culture defines and examines a gothic tradition in frontier writing. As the imaginative border between the known and the unknown, the frontier subject has provided a bridge to gothic domains and has been used by writers from every period in American history to explore social, ethnic, and gender frontiers, .


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The Frontier of '49, The Gilded Age, the Frontier and the Nester, and coming Age of Spiritual Pioneering all help explore the progression of the Frontier in American History as an indirect, but powerful influence in shaping the conditions of American life and by:   Frontier in American Literature (Princeton Legacy Library) Paperback – March 8, by Edwin S.

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Fussell. Frontier in American Literature. Edwin S. Fussell. Hardcover ISBN: $/£ Paperback ISBN: $/£ These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase.

Print book: English: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: American literature -- History and criticism. Frontier and pioneer life -- United States. American literature. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. The impact of the frontier upon American literature has been treated in varying detail by Lucy Lock wood Hazard in The Frontier in American Literature (), Henry Nash Smith in Virgin Land (), Vernon L.

Parrington in Main Cur- rents in American Thought (), and by a host of lesser critics. Black Masculinity: And the Frontier Myth in American Literature (Literature of the American West Series) Hardcover – Bargain Price, August 1, by Michael K. Johnson (Author)Cited by: No important American writer was more realistically concerned with, and more accurately informed about, that literature of the West which in the mid’s flooded the country.² At theSouthern Literary Messenger, Western poems, sketches, and fictions poured over Poe’s desk.³ In his first issue as editor (December ), Poe reviewed James.

These confrontational attitudes carried over into early American literature about the frontier. Novels such as Robert Montgomery Bird’s Nick of the Woods () and William Simms’s The Yemassee. Frontier in American Literature.

Edwin S. Fussell. Hardcover ISBN: $/£ Paperback ISBN: $65/£ Shipping to. THE FRONTIER IN AMERICAN LITERATURE In Washington Irving, after a long sojourn in Europe, returned to a very different United States from the one he had left in Professor Leon Kellner in his study of American Literature remarks the contrast between "the greatness of American history and the mediocrity of American literature." Impressed with the epic grandeur of the westward march of the pioneer on an ever receding frontier, he marvels that this unique factor in American life has not found an echo in.

Frontier in American Literature. In this Book. Additional Information. Frontier in American Literature; Edwin S. Fussell ; Book; These paperback editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback editions.

The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the Author: Edwin S. Fussell. In American literature, the frontier gothic tradition expresses the spirit of a nation proud of its pragmatic realism and hungry for romance, vigorously pursuing a manifest destiny in the light of day, yet troubled and enraptured by gothic intimations of twilight apparitions, midnight curses, and the demons that haunt the last hour before : David Mogen, Scott P.

Sanders. Frontier in American Literature. Edwin S. Fussell. Hardcover ISBN: $/£ Paperback ISBN: $65/£ These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to. OCLC Number: Description: v, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Attitudes and interpretations.

The American frontier concept / Walter Prescott Webb --The significance of the frontier in American history / Frederick Jackson Turner --What is an American?/ Michel-Guillaume Jean de Crèvecoeur --Preface to The Virginian / Owen Wister --Pioneers!O pioneers.

This book is rightly a seminal American history. Turner relates the histories of the American frontiers (from the thirteen colonies to the settling of what he calls the Middle West (or what we call, today, the American Midwest)) and describes the populations settling, national and local economy and politics of, and the resulting reasons for each frontier.

He gives us a picture of /5(47). The American frontier includes the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last remaining western territories as states in This era of massive migration and settlement was particularly encouraged by President Location: Currently the United States, historically in.

Vann’s work returns again and again to the American frontier, in this case Alaska, where, in a series of short stories and a novella, a son bears witness to a father falling apart.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: American literature -- History and criticism. Frontier and pioneer life -- United States. American literature. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items.

The frontier has evoked a set of images, attitudes, and assumptions that have shaped a peculiarly American literary heritage. This volume reconsiders the whole of American literary tradition by focusing on the imaginative impact of the frontier mythology/5(4). The frontier in American literature.

[Lucy Lockwood Hazard] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Lockwood Hazard. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages 21 cm.Frontier in American literature.

New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company [©] (OCoLC) Online version: Hazard, Lucy Lockwood, b. Frontier in American literature. New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Company [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Lockwood Hazard.American frontier, in United States history, the advancing border that marked those lands that had been settled by Europeans.

It is characterized by the westward movement of European settlers from the original Atlantic coast in the early 17th century to .