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Author Hallock, Thomas.

Title From the fallen tree : frontier narratives, environmental politics, and the roots of a national pastoral, 1749-1826 / Thomas Hallock
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 289 pages) : illustrations
Contents Closing the wilderness, opening the frontier -- I: The western text -- 1. The imagined west: Lewis Evans -- 2. The contested west: John Filson's Kentucke -- II: Improvement -- 3. Textual boundaries, discursive control: stories of the land in the Susquehanna Valley -- 4. Jefferson's nature and the Trans-Appalachian west: notes on the state of Virginia -- III: Protégés -- 5. Collaboration, incorporation, and environmental discourse: Lewis and Clark, Jane Colden -- 6. On the borders of a new world: William Bartram's Travels -- IV: Settlement and appropriation -- 7. Reversing the revolution through nature: Anne Grant, Timothy Dwight -- 8. Disappearance and romance: Cooper's The Pioneers
Analysis Litteratur Engelsk, amerikansk litteratur
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-285) and index
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Subject Environmental literature -- History and criticism.
Environmental policy -- United States -- History.
Environmental policy -- West (U.S.) -- History.
Frontier and pioneer life in literature.
Frontier and pioneer life -- United States -- Historiography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.) -- Historiography.
Pastoral literature, American -- History and criticism.
United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- Historiography.
West (U.S.) -- Historiography.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003007967
ISBN 0807828203 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0807854913 (paperback; alk. paper)
0807861650 (electronic bk.)
9780807828205 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780807854914 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780807861653 (electronic bk.)