Princeton University Library Catalog

The midwestern pastoral [electronic resource] : place and landscape in literature of the American heartland / William Barillas.

Author:
Barillas, William David [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2006.
Description:
1 online resource (xviii, 258 pages)
Summary note:
The midwestern pastoral is a literary tradition of place and rural experience that celebrates an attachment to land that is mystical as well as practical, based on historical and scientific knowledge as well as personal experience. It is exemplified in the poetry, fiction, and essays of writers who express an informed love of the nature and regional landscapes of the Midwest. Drawing on recent studies in cultural geography, environmental history, and mythology, as well as literary criticism, The Midwestern Pastoral: Place and Landscape in Literature of the American Heartland relates Midweste.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
ISBN:
  • 9780821442012 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0821442015 ((electronic bk.))
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