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Author Bredahl, A. Carl (Axel Carl), 1940-

Title New ground : western American narrative and the literary canon / A. Carl Bredahl, Jr.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1989.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  813.5409327 B743n 1989    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xi, 195 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-192).
Note Includes index.
Contents Working within enclosure : the traditional canon -- The demands of space : the Westering imagination -- Divided narrative : Mary Austin and Sherwood Anderson -- Hemingway : the body as matrix -- The big sky : searching for a new story -- High country in The ox-bow incident -- The conquest of Don Pedro : Harvey Fergusson's "Long rider" -- Wright Morris : living in the world -- Valuing surface : the imagination of Ivan Doig -- After words : the western movies of John Ford and Sam Peckinpah.
Subject American literature -- West (U.S.) -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Middle West -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- West (U.S.)
Western stories -- History and criticism.
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
Middle West -- In literature.
West (U.S.) -- Intellectual life.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Canon (Literature)
ISBN 0807818542 (alk. paper)

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