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Mary Austin and the American West


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Januar 2009

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

"Finally, a book that does Mary Austin justice in all her complexity and takes her seriously as a challenging and varied writer."--Melody Graulich, coeditor of "Exploring Lost Borders "
"A wonderful wide-angle view of an era in the American West and its literary, artistic, and anthropological figures."--Robert D. Richardson Jr., author of "Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind "

Inhaltsverzeichnis

preface
i x chronology of mary austin's life and work
x i i i 1
Desert Places: 1868 1892
1 2
Owens Valley: 1892 1900
1 4 3
Independence: 1900 1905
4 8 4
Carmel: 1904 1907
6 9 5
In Italy and England: 1907 1910
9 3 6
New York: 1911 1914
1 1 9 7
The Village: 1914 1920
1 4 5 8
The Call of the West: 1920 1924
1 7 2 9
Santa Fe: 1924 1929
1 9 8 10
Indian Detours and Spanish Arts
2 1 8 11
Last Years: 1929 1934
2 3 9 12
The Accounting
2 6 4 notes
2 7 3 index
0 0 0

Portrait

Susan Goodman is the H. Fletcher Brown Chair of Humanities Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Carl Dawson is Professor of English at the University of Delaware. Goodman and Dawson are the coauthors of William Dean Howells: A Writer's Life (UC Press).

Pressestimmen

"This rich, engaging biography explores the complexity of Austin's life in all the detail it so richly deserves."--New Mexico Magazine "A much needed reconsideration of the vagabond life and influential achievements of Mary Austin."--Booklist "Goodman and Dawson's judicious biography makes a worthy contribution to our understanding of the literary West."--Los Angeles Times Book Review "This well-researched book is recommended."--Library Journal
EAN: 9780520246355
ISBN: 0520246357
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2009
Seitenanzahl: 323 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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