Reading for liberalism the Overland monthly and the writing of the modern American West
by
 
Mexal, Stephen J.

Title
Reading for liberalism the Overland monthly and the writing of the modern American West

Author
Mexal, Stephen J.

ISBN
9780803245594

Personal Author
Mexal, Stephen J.

Publication Information
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2013. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)

Physical Description
1 online resource (336 p.)

Series
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.

Contents
Introduction: liberalism and the language of wilderness -- Theoria and liberal governmentality: travel in Bret Harte's Overland monthly -- Narrative and liberal selfhood: Noah Brooks and the aesthetics of history -- "With which it was my fortune to be affiliated": social contingency in the life and poetry of Ina Coolbrith -- The limits of liberalism: Chinese, Indians, and the politics of cosmopolitanism in the West -- The greening of nineteenth-century liberalism: John Muir's wilderness and the discourse of civilization -- The brute's luck: liberal egalitarianism and the politics of literary naturalism -- Conclusion: the Overland group, luck, and the writing of the West.

Title Subject
Overland monthly (San Francisco, Calif. : 1868)

Subject Term
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
 
Politics and literature -- United States.
 
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
 
Liberalism in literature.
 
American literature -- California -- History and criticism.

Geographic Term
West (U.S.) -- In literature.
 
California -- In literature

Genre
Electronic books.

Added Corporate Author
Project Muse.

Electronic Access
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