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The Resource Writing America : literary landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee, a reader's companion, Shelley Fisher Fishkin

Writing America : literary landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee, a reader's companion, Shelley Fisher Fishkin

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Writing America : literary landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee, a reader's companion
Title
Writing America
Title remainder
literary landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee, a reader's companion
Statement of responsibility
Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents descriptions and illustrations of over 150 historical landmarks associated with well-known American writers and poets, discussing the influence these sites had on their development as artists and on the creation of their works. --Publisher's description
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fishkin, Shelley Fisher
Dewey number
810.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literary landmarks
  • Authors, American
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Literary landmarks
  • United States
Label
Writing America : literary landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee, a reader's companion, Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The literary landscape -- Celebrating the many in one : Walt Whitman Birthplace, Huntington, Long Island, New York -- Living in harmony with nature : Walden Pond, Concord, Massachusetts -- Freedom's port : the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford, Massachusetts -- The house that Uncle Tom's Cabin bought : Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Hartford, Connecticut -- The irony of American history : the Mark Twain Boyhood Home, Hannibal, Missouri, and the Mark Twain House, Hartford, Connecticut -- Native American voices remember Wounded Knee : Wounded Knee National Historic Monument, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota -- "I know why the caged bird sings" : the Paul Laurence Dunbar House and Museum, Dayton, Ohio -- Leaving the Old World for the New : the Tenement Museum, New York City -- The revolt from the village : Original Main Street Historic District, Sauk Centre, Minnesota -- Asian American writers and creativity in confinement : Angel Island Immigration Station, San Francisco, California, and Manzanar National Historic Site, Independence, California -- Harlem and the flowering of African American letters : the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library / the Schomburg Center for Research on Black Culture, New York City -- Mexican American writers in the borderlands of culture : La Lomita, Roma, San Ygnacio, and San Agustin de Laredo Historic Districts, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas -- American writers and dreams of the silver screen : Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District, Los Angeles, California
Control code
ocn907494409
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 381 pages
Isbn
9780813575971
Lccn
2015002728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907494409
Label
Writing America : literary landmarks from Walden Pond to Wounded Knee, a reader's companion, Shelley Fisher Fishkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : The literary landscape -- Celebrating the many in one : Walt Whitman Birthplace, Huntington, Long Island, New York -- Living in harmony with nature : Walden Pond, Concord, Massachusetts -- Freedom's port : the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford, Massachusetts -- The house that Uncle Tom's Cabin bought : Harriet Beecher Stowe House, Hartford, Connecticut -- The irony of American history : the Mark Twain Boyhood Home, Hannibal, Missouri, and the Mark Twain House, Hartford, Connecticut -- Native American voices remember Wounded Knee : Wounded Knee National Historic Monument, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota -- "I know why the caged bird sings" : the Paul Laurence Dunbar House and Museum, Dayton, Ohio -- Leaving the Old World for the New : the Tenement Museum, New York City -- The revolt from the village : Original Main Street Historic District, Sauk Centre, Minnesota -- Asian American writers and creativity in confinement : Angel Island Immigration Station, San Francisco, California, and Manzanar National Historic Site, Independence, California -- Harlem and the flowering of African American letters : the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library / the Schomburg Center for Research on Black Culture, New York City -- Mexican American writers in the borderlands of culture : La Lomita, Roma, San Ygnacio, and San Agustin de Laredo Historic Districts, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas -- American writers and dreams of the silver screen : Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District, Los Angeles, California
Control code
ocn907494409
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
ix, 381 pages
Isbn
9780813575971
Lccn
2015002728
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)907494409

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