Mary Austin and the American West / Edition 1

Mary Austin and the American West / Edition 1

by Susan Goodman, Carl Dawson
     
 


"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

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"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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520246355
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
01/07/2009
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
9.24(w) x 6.26(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents


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

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