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Lines on the Land: Writers, Art, and the National Parks
     

Lines on the Land: Writers, Art, and the National Parks

by Scott Herring
 

ISBN-10: 0813922569

ISBN-13: 9780813922560

Pub. Date: 02/25/2004

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

When people visit a US national park, says Herring (English, U. of California-Davis), they see not just the trees, animals, and other features, but also a patina of cultural significance created by generations of elite authors and artists. He explores the literature and art about the parks and its effects on people's perceptions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc.,

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When people visit a US national park, says Herring (English, U. of California-Davis), they see not just the trees, animals, and other features, but also a patina of cultural significance created by generations of elite authors and artists. He explores the literature and art about the parks and its effects on people's perceptions. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813922560
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
02/25/2004
Series:
Under the Sign of Nature Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction1
1Defining the Canon9
The Magic Kingdom36
2Written Rocks41
Wickiup Creek66
3The Visitation73
Divide Lookout98
4Ridiculous and Sublime103
Escape131
5Off the Edge137
Conclusion167
Notes177
Works Cited183
Index193

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