American Writers and the Picturesque Tour

American Writers and the Picturesque Tour : The Search for National Identity, 1790-1860

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Product details

  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 12.7mm | 272g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138864315
  • 9781138864313

Table of contents

Introduction * Charles Brockden Brown's Edgar Huntly: The Picturesque Traveler as Sleepwalker * "Banqueting on the Picturesque:" James Kirke Paulding in the 1820s and '30s * The Search for Manliness: Irving and Parkman in the West * Hawthorne's Ironic Traveler * Poe's "Picturesque-Hunters" * Excursions in New England: Thoreau as Picturesque Tourist * Conclusionshow more