The Fall into Eden: Landscape and Imagination in California

The Fall into Eden: Landscape and Imagination in California

by David Wyatt
     
 

Whereas creativity from other regions focused on covenant theology or the rationalization of Southern history, this study argues that the literature of the West was overwhelmed by its natural scenic beauty. See more details below

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Whereas creativity from other regions focused on covenant theology or the rationalization of Southern history, this study argues that the literature of the West was overwhelmed by its natural scenic beauty.

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"This is an elegant, graceful and moving book, a kind of hymn to California..." American Literature

"An important contribution to the study of non-canonical American literature." The Modern Language Review

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ISBN-13:
9780521323994
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #11
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

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