A Tourist's New England: Travel Fiction, 1820-1920

A Tourist's New England: Travel Fiction, 1820-1920

by Dona Brown
     
 

Dona Brown collects representative writings, beginning with Hawthorne in the 1830s, and ending with Edith Wharton and Sinclair Lewis in the 1920s, along with selections from other well-known and lesser-known figures. She organizes them into three parts: the first focuses on New England's much-celebrated scenery; the second explores intimate links between sexual and… See more details below

Overview

Dona Brown collects representative writings, beginning with Hawthorne in the 1830s, and ending with Edith Wharton and Sinclair Lewis in the 1920s, along with selections from other well-known and lesser-known figures. She organizes them into three parts: the first focuses on New England's much-celebrated scenery; the second explores intimate links between sexual and romantic themes and New England vacations; and the third surveys New England nostalgia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874519006
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Publication date:
04/01/1999
Series:
Hardscrabble Books-Fiction of New England
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
227
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction
IThe Uses of Scenery
1from "Sketches from Memory" (1835)21
2"The Ambitious Guest" (1835)30
3"The Romance of Travelling" from Traits of American Life (1835)40
4from Nobody (1882)54
5from Their Pilgrimage (1886)76
IIPleasure and Danger at New England Resorts
6from Megda (1891)91
7from The Gold of Chickaree (1876)105
8from Pink and White Tyranny: A Society Novel (1871)119
9from Summer (1917)134
IIIA Visit to Old New England
10from Six to One: A Nantucket Idyl (1878)155
11from Deephaven (1877)162
12"Miss Godwin's Inheritance," Scribner's Magazine (1904)173
13from The Vacation of the Kelwyns (1920)192
14from Babbitt (1922)207

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