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Title Regionalism and the humanities [electronic resource] / edited and with an introduction by Timothy R. Mahoney and Wendy J. Katz.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008.


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Description xxviii, 343 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Regionalism and the humanities : decline or revival? / Wendy J. Katz & Timothy R. Mahoney -- Sensing place : the authority of nature -- Dangerous ground : landscape in American fiction / Annie Proulx -- The ec(h)ological conscience : reflections on the nature of human presence in Great Plains environmental writing / William Slaymaker -- "I don't know, but I ain't lost" : defining the Southwest / Mark Busby -- A border runs through it : looking at regionalism through architecture in the Southwest / Maggie Valentine -- Constructing place : the possibility of local representation -- Willa Cather's case : region and reputation / Guy Reynolds -- Dwelling within the place worth seeking : the Midwest, regional identity, and internal histories / Ginette Aley -- Gendered Boosterism : the "doctor's wife" writes from the new Northwest / Barbara Handy-Marchello -- "With powder smoke and profanity" : genre conventions, regional identity, and the palisade gunfight hoax / Nicolas S. Witschi -- Place is a relationship : regionalism, nationalism, and transnationalism -- Regionalism and the realities of naming / Stephen C. Behrendt -- The Midwest as a colony : transnational regionalism / Edward Watts -- Transcending the urban-rural divide : Willa Cather's Thea Kronborg goes to Chicago / Mark A. Robison -- Preaching the Gospel of higher vaudeville : Vachel Lindsay's poetic journey from Springfield, Illinois, across America, and back / Larry W. Moore -- Place is political : creating regional cultures -- State pieces in the U.S. regions puzzle : Nevada and the problem of fit / Cheryll Glotfelty -- Imagining place : Nebraska territory, 1854-1867 / Kurt E. Kinbacher -- Architecture crosses region : building in the Grecian style / Patrick Lee Lucas -- Societies and soirees : musical life and regional character in the South Atlantic / Michael Saffle -- List of contributors -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Regionalism -- United States.
Humanities -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Regionalism in literature.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Mahoney, Timothy R., 1953-
Katz, Wendy Jean.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780803276345 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0803276346 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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