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Author Sweet, Timothy, 1960-

Title American georgics : economy and environment in early American literature / Timothy Sweet.

Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.9355 Sw36a 2002    ---  Available
Description 222 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-214) and index.
Contents Economy and environment in sixteenth-century promotional literature -- "God sells us all things for our labour": John Smith's Generall Historie -- "Wonder-working providence" of the market -- "Admirable oeconomy": Robert Beverley's calculus of compensation -- Ideologies of farming: Crevecoeur, Jefferson, Rush, and Brown -- Cherokee "improvements" and the removal debate -- "Co-workers with nature": Cooper, Thoreau, and Marsh.
Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
Environmental literature -- History and criticism.
Pastoral literature, American -- History and criticism.
Didactic literature, American -- History and criticism.
Economics and literature -- United States -- History.
Agriculture in literature.
Economics in literature.
Nature in literature.
ISBN 0812236378 (acid-free paper)
9780812236378 (acid-free paper)
Standard No. UKM bA279110

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