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Unsettling the literary West

Nathaniel Lewis

Unsettling the literary West

authenticity and authorship

by Nathaniel Lewis

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln, NE .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementNathaniel Lewis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS8000
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 297 p. ;
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22553270M
ISBN 100803229380

I just finished a book, and I realized reading is as painful as life itself. You meet characters, discover their world, live on their side, and in the end you close the book, leaving them behind, dead or alive. It leaves me with sadness, the same sadness as losing a friend, left behind with memories, but alone. Read this book on Questia. This anthology, gathered and introduced by distinguished western scholar Thomas J. Lyon, offers the panoramic literary range of the American West, from the romance of the mythic Wild West to the present-day creative explosion of the real, diverse West.

  Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship; In the Work of Their Hands Is Their Prayer: Cultural Narrative and Redemption on the American Frontiers, By Nathaniel Lewis. Lincoln: Univ. of Nebraska Press. x, pp.$Author: Blake Allmendinger. Throughout Exit West, Saeed and Nadia turn to their cellphones in order to connect not only with one another, but with the outside world. In fact, they get local numbers immediately upon arriving in Mykonos. This way, they don’t have to wait long before they can reach out to people they know, tell them they’ve made it through the doors safely, and access the internet.

Paul Noden West (23 February – 18 October ) was a British-born American novelist, poet, and essayist. He was born in Eckington, Derbyshire in England to Alfred and Mildred (Noden) West. Before his death, he resided in Ithaca, New York, with his wife Diane Ackerman, a writer, poet, and is the author of more than 50 : Paul Noden West, 23 February , Eckington, .   Fifty-five years after the founding of the Western Literature Association and Western American Literature, scholarship of the literary West is thriving in both quantity and honor outstanding, single-author scholarly books on the literature and culture of the American West, the Western Literature Association seeks nominations for the annual Thomas J. Lyon Book Award.


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Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, pp. Gregory Wright In one swift stroke, Nathaniel Lewis attempts to turn Western American literature and its critical traditions on their heads. With Western American literary scholars struggling to overcome the perceived second-hand status of Author: Wright, Gregory.

William R. Handley is an associate professor of English at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Marriage, Violence, and Nation in the American Literary iel Lewis is an associate professor of English at Saint Michael’s College and the author of Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship (Nebraska ).

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Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity. Unsettling the literary West. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Nathaniel Lewis.

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Unsettling the Literary West Nathaniel Lewis Published by University of Nebraska Press Lewis, Nathaniel. Unsettling the Literary West: Authenticity and Authorship. West’s work is instantly identifiable: bold colours that leap off the page, images packed with telling detail and the frequent appearance of domesticated animals, crowd scenes, Irish literary.

"Unsettling the West is deeply researched, beautifully written, and powerfully argued. Rob Harper's sustained and painstaking attention to detail and his unfailingly judicious presentation make this book the most comprehensive account of the American Revolution in the Ohio Valley to date."—Eric Hinderaker, University of Utah.

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Unsettling argues that western authors created a literary west grounded in claims of authenticity but in fact produced what could only be a simulacrum. But western authors, trapped by their own esthetic, directed readers towards the object of representation rather than to their own achievement in language; therefore, they inadvertently put Cited by: 6.

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