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Title: GREEN BREAST OF THE NEW WORLD Landscape, ...
Publisher: Univ of Georgia Pr.
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Book Description Univ of Georgia Pr, 1996. Hardback. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # 327819
Book Description University of Georgia Press, Athens, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+. First Edition. Review copy with sheet laid-in. The dust jacket is protected by a Brodart mylar cover and is not clipped. Not an ex-library copy. No remainder marks. No names or marks in the text. Most books shipped within 24 hours. All books mailed with Delivery Confirmation. Residue of small round sticker on the jacket spine panel. Near fine condition in very good + dust jacket. ; 8vo.; 211 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 3798
Book Description University of Georgia. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2384053
Book Description University Of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, 1996. Hard Cover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Almost Like New. First Edition, First Printing. Book is a clean tight unmarked copy. University Press. Bookseller Inventory # 003205
Book Description University of Georgia Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paperback. 224 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.5in. x 0.7in.In searching American literary landscapes for what they can reveal about our attitudes toward nature and gender, The Green Breast of the New World considers symbolic landscapes in twentieth-century American fiction, the characters who inhabit those landscapes, and the gendered traditions that can influence the figuration of both of these fictional elements. In this century, says Louise H. Westling, American literary responses to landscape and nature have been characterized by a puzzling mix of eroticism and misogyny, celebration and mourning, and reverence and disregard. Focusing on problems of gender conflict and imperialist nostalgia, The Green Breast of the New World addresses this ambivalence. Westling begins with a deep history of literary landscapes, looking back to the archaic MediterraneanMesopotamian traditions that frame European and American symbolic figurations of humans in the land. Drawing on sources as ancient as the Sumerian Hymns to Innana and the Epic of Gilgamesh, she reveals a tradition of male heroic identity grounded in an antagonistic attitude toward the feminized earth and nature. This identity recently has been used to mask a violent destruction of wilderness and indigenous peoples in the fictions of progress that have shaped our culture. Examining the midwestern landscapes of Willa Cathers Jim Burden and Ernest Hemingways Nick Adams, and the Mississippi Delta of William Faulkners Thomas Sutpen and Isaac McCaslin and Eudora Weltys plantation families and small-town dwellers, Westling shows that these characters all participate in a cultural habit of gendering the landscape as female and then excusing their mistreatment of it by retreating into a nostalgia that erases their real motives, displaces responsibility, and takes refuge in attitudes of self-pitying adoration. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780820320809
Book Description University of Georgia Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780820320809
Book Description University of Georgia Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0820320803
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