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Quest West [electronic resource] : American intellectual and cultural transformations

Quest West [electronic resource] : American intellectual and cultural transformations

Material type
E-Book(소장)
Personal Author
Lehan, Richard Daniel, 1930-.
Title Statement
Quest West [electronic resource] : American intellectual and cultural transformations / Richard Lehan.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Baton Rouge :   Louisiana State University Press,   c2014.  
Physical Medium
1 online resource (xx, 207 p.).
ISBN
9780807153925 (electronic bk.) 0807153923 (electronic bk.)
요약
Few spaces remain as central to American consciousness as the western frontier. The vast territory, which for generations fueled the desires and conquests of artists, philosophers, and politicians alike, now offers new discoveries in Richard Lehan's Quest West. Through an intellectual and cultural history of the frontier experience, Lehan details the transformations of ideas and literary forms that occurred as the country expanded to the west and demonstrates how the wilderness, and then by turn the urban frontier, represent an ideological summary of the nation itself. His study involves the f.
General Note
Title from e-Book title page.  
Content Notes
The wilderness frontier -- The mythic West -- The West as a state of mind -- The realms of identity powered by an illusion -- Historicism: romantic destiny transformed -- The urban reach -- Populism: the man behind the curtain -- Progressivism: the urban crucible -- Visions and revision: frontier variants -- The dark side of the way West -- Literary transformations -- Realms of interpretation -- Coda.
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Issued also as a book.  
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
American literature --History and criticism. Popular culture --United States. Popular culture --West (U.S.).
Subject Added Entry-Geographic Name
West (U.S.) --In literature.
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651 0 ▼a West (U.S.) ▼x In art.
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Contents information

Table of Contents

Preface		xi
1	The Wilderness Frontier		1
2	The Mythic West		14
3	The West as a State of Mind		35
4	The Realms of Identity Powered by an Illusion		45
5	Historicism: Romantic Destiny Transformed		57
6	The Urban Reach		67
7	Populism: The Man behind the Curtain		74
8	Progressivism: The Urban Crucible		84
9	Visions and Revision: Frontier Variants		97
10	The Dark Side of the Way West		113
11	Literary Transformations		143
12	Realms of Interpretation		160
Coda		178
Chronology		183
Notes		187
Works Cited or Consulted		189
Index		197

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