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The Resource Before the West was West : critical essays on pre-1800 literature of the American frontiers, edited and with an introduction by Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard ; foreword by Michael P. Branch

Before the West was West : critical essays on pre-1800 literature of the American frontiers, edited and with an introduction by Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard ; foreword by Michael P. Branch

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Before the West was West : critical essays on pre-1800 literature of the American frontiers
Title
Before the West was West
Title remainder
critical essays on pre-1800 literature of the American frontiers
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard ; foreword by Michael P. Branch
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Dewey number
810.9/002
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Hamilton, Amy T.,
  • Hillard, Tom J.,
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  • West (U.S.)
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Frontier and pioneer life in literature
Label
Before the West was West : critical essays on pre-1800 literature of the American frontiers, edited and with an introduction by Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard ; foreword by Michael P. Branch
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From Hunahpu to Hiawatha : the passion of corn and the sublimation of violence in native American mythmaking / Paul G. Zolbrod -- When the East was West : Vinland in the American imaginary / Annette Kolodny -- Accommodating presence : Esteban, Fray Marcos, and the problem of literary translation on the American frontier / Cassander L. Smith -- Captured by genre : Mary Rowlandson's Western imagination on the nineteenth-century frontier / John David Miles -- The royal frontier : colonist and native relations in Aphra Behn's Virginia / Rebecca M. Lush -- Frontier commonwealths : violence, private interest, and the public good in Hennepin's A new discovery of a vast country in America / David J. Peterson -- The bad guys wear tricornered hats : the Villasur Massacre of 1720 and the Segesser II hide painting in Spanish and French colonial literature / Gordon M. Sayre -- The removes of Harriot Stuart : Charlotte Lennox and the birth of the western / Marta Kvande and Sara Spurgeon -- Contrast and contradiction : the emergent West in Crèvecoeur's regional theory / Tara Penry -- The business of heaven and earth : toponymy and the imperial idyll in the Domínguez-Escalante journal of 1776 / George English Brooks -- An eighteenth-century narrative of encounter in the Trans-Mississippi West : Jean-Baptiste Trudeau on the Missouri river / Robert Woods Sayre -- Harmonizing the "West": Jefferson's account of Louisiana and American identity / Renaud Contini
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ocn889813238
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Extent
1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803265318
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unknown
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889813238
Label
Before the West was West : critical essays on pre-1800 literature of the American frontiers, edited and with an introduction by Amy T. Hamilton and Tom J. Hillard ; foreword by Michael P. Branch
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
From Hunahpu to Hiawatha : the passion of corn and the sublimation of violence in native American mythmaking / Paul G. Zolbrod -- When the East was West : Vinland in the American imaginary / Annette Kolodny -- Accommodating presence : Esteban, Fray Marcos, and the problem of literary translation on the American frontier / Cassander L. Smith -- Captured by genre : Mary Rowlandson's Western imagination on the nineteenth-century frontier / John David Miles -- The royal frontier : colonist and native relations in Aphra Behn's Virginia / Rebecca M. Lush -- Frontier commonwealths : violence, private interest, and the public good in Hennepin's A new discovery of a vast country in America / David J. Peterson -- The bad guys wear tricornered hats : the Villasur Massacre of 1720 and the Segesser II hide painting in Spanish and French colonial literature / Gordon M. Sayre -- The removes of Harriot Stuart : Charlotte Lennox and the birth of the western / Marta Kvande and Sara Spurgeon -- Contrast and contradiction : the emergent West in Crèvecoeur's regional theory / Tara Penry -- The business of heaven and earth : toponymy and the imperial idyll in the Domínguez-Escalante journal of 1776 / George English Brooks -- An eighteenth-century narrative of encounter in the Trans-Mississippi West : Jean-Baptiste Trudeau on the Missouri river / Robert Woods Sayre -- Harmonizing the "West": Jefferson's account of Louisiana and American identity / Renaud Contini
Control code
ocn889813238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803265318
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889813238

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