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Author Walsh, Rebecca Ann, 1970- author.

Title The geopoetics of modernism / Rebecca Walsh
Published Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2015]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Introduction: Geographical encounters, modernist geopoetics -- Academic and popular geography: global connections, environmentalist style -- The "terraqueous" globe: Walt Whitman and the cosmological geography of Humboldt and Somerville -- African diasporic re-placing: race and environment in the poetry of Helene Johnson and Langston Hughes -- (Trans) nation, geography, and genius: Gertrude Stein's geographical history of America -- H.D.'s trilogy as transnational palimpsest -- Conclusion
Summary Rebecca Walsh connects a range of American modernist poets to the work of well known American geographers such as Ellsworth Huntington and Ellen Churchill Semple, as well as to the National Geographic magazine. This book considers the role of academic and popular forms of geography in shaping the experimental poetic modernism of Walt Whitman, Langston Hughes, Gertrude Stein, and H.D
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Huntington, Ellsworth, 1876-1947.
Semple, Ellen Churchill, 1863-1932.
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Huntington, Ellsworth, 1876-1947
Semple, Ellen Churchill, 1863-1932
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892
SUBJECT National geographic magazine.
National geographic magazine fast
Subject Modernism (Literature) -- United States
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Geography in literature.
Geographers -- United States.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
American poetry
Geography in literature
Modernism (Literature)
United States
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780813055145