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Virgin land

Henry Nash Smith

Virgin land

the American West as symbol and myth.

by Henry Nash Smith

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesVintage books
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 305p.
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22999501M

  Virgin land Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages:   Fulmer Mood; Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth. By Henry Nash Smith. (Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Pp. xiv, $), The AmeAuthor: Fulmer Mood.

Turner is ever-present in Virgin Land, the focus of both the book's beginning and ending. Smith's method is simply summarized: American culture can be read as a common language comprised of myths and symbols, obtainable, in part, by reading elite and popular American literature. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Henry Nash. Virgin land. New York, Vintage Books [©].

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Virgin Land achieves a kind of clarification of its subject that makes it, one feels, a landmark in the interpretation of the West.” ―The Nation “Mr. Smith’s book is a work of solid scholarship on a facet of our history that has not always been assessed at its proper by: Virgin Land book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The spell that the West has always exercised on the American people had /5. Virgin Land's premise is that the American West was settled and developed due to the romanticism and heroics written about in eighteenth and nineteenth century poetry, books Reviews: 9.

The spell that the West has always exercised on the American people had its most intense impact on American literature and thought during the nineteenth century.

Henry Nash Smith shows, with vast comprehension, the influence of the nineteenth-century West in all its variety and strength, in special relation to social, economic, cultural, and political forces. Virgin Land: The American West As Symbol and Myth by Henry Nash Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Virgin Land The American West as Symbol and Myth, by Henry Nash Smith (read 15 Mar ) (Bancroft Prize in ) I read this because it won a Bancroft prize /5(3).

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Virgin Land: The American West as Symbol and Myth (Harvard Paperback, HP 21) Smith, Henry Nash Published by Harvard University Press, U.S.A. Counternarrative Possibilities reads Cormac McCarthy’s westerns against the backdrop of American mythology’s two formative national tropes: virgin land (from the s) and homeland (after 9/11).

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