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Tales of Adventurous Enterprise : Washington Irving and the Poetics of Western Expansion / Peter Antelyes.

Author/Creator:
Antelyes, Peter, author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Columbia University Press, [1990]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Language:
In English.
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
Examines the tale of adventurous enterprise and western expansion as an American literary form and identifies the role Washington Irving played in development of that tale.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
A Note on Abbreviations and Editions Cited
1. The Tale of Adventurous Enterprise
2. Irving, the West, and the Work of the Imagination
3. A Satire of Western Economic Expansion: A Tour on the Prairies
4. A Celebration and a Warning: Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprize Beyond the Rocky Mountains and The Adventures of Captain Bonneville
Afterword
Notes
Works Consulted
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9780231891615
OCLC:
1036963358
Publisher Number:
10.7312/ante93018 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.