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Story Line
     

Story Line

by Ian Marshall
 

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ISBN-10: 0813917980

ISBN-13: 2900813917985

Pub. Date: 05/01/1998

Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Weaving together stories of his hiking adventures with reflective explorations of literary works set along the Appalachian Trail, Marshall traces a literary geography of the trail that ranges from Georgia to Maine and spans three centuries.

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Weaving together stories of his hiking adventures with reflective explorations of literary works set along the Appalachian Trail, Marshall traces a literary geography of the trail that ranges from Georgia to Maine and spans three centuries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900813917985
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Series:
Under the Sign of Nature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Walking the Line1
1 Cherokee Myths and the Pleasures of Geopiety10
2 Puc Puggy in the Nantahalas: The Turning Point of William
Bartram's Travels35
3 Mary Noailles Murfree: Ecofeminist of the Great Smoky
Mountains51
4 Horace Kephart's "Man's Game" and the Community of Our
Southern Highlanders70
5 Pilgrim at Tinker Cliffs88
6 From Imperialism to Nationalism: The Knights of the Golden
Horseshoe Cross the Blue Ridge103
7 Confluences: The View from Jefferson Rock120
8 From Wind Gap to Water Gap: On the Trail of Edgar Huntly131
9 Where the Open Road Meets Howl151
10 Greylock and the Whale162
11 Synecdoche and Ecology: Frost in the Greens and Whites180
12 Democracy and Ecology: Hawthorne's White Mountain Stories203
13 Contact! Contact! A Walk to Thoreau's Ktaadn226
Notes251
Index271

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