Virgin land: the American West as symbol and myth

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Harvard University Press, 1950 - History - 305 pages
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I read this because it won a Bancroft prize in 1951. The suthor learnedly discusses concepts of the West in Ameican fiction, especially in the fiction of James Fenimore Cooper, Edward Eggleston ... Read full review

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In his prelude to the twentieth anniversary publication of Virgin Land, Henry Nash Smith wrote “much good work has been done during the past twenty years on topics dealt with in Virgin Land, but none ... Read full review

Contents

EIGHTEENTHCENTURY ORIGINS
3
PASSAGE TO INDIA
16
William Gilpin
38
Copyright

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