Landscape and Written Expression in Revolutionary America
The World Turned Upside Down
By (author) Robert Lawson-Peebles
Normal Price: $84.95
Your Price: $76.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $3.82 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Landscape and Written Expression in Revolutionary America by Robert Lawson-Peebles
Book DescriptionThis book attempts an interpretation of Revolutionary American culture. It argues that the cultural identity of the United States, like its political identity, emerged from a quarrel with the Old World. Europeans believed that the Revolution had 'turned the world upside down'. American intellectuals tried to construct a republic which refuted European criticism. They failed, but in failing they created an attitude to the terrain which became a central theme in American culture. The book employs the methods of perceptual geography and close textual analysis to examine images of the terrain and to propose close links between imaginative literature and a wide range of non-literary writing.
Buy Landscape and Written Expression in Revolutionary America book by Robert Lawson-Peebles from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521070805
(228mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert Lawson-Peebles
Views of American Landscapes, Paperback (February 2007)» View all books by Robert Lawson-Peebles
This book is about the ways American and British writers, painters and photographers have represented the American environment.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Landscape and Written Expression in Revolutionary America book by Robert Lawson-Peebles and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.