By Ilse Aichinger
By Loraine Despres
It is a steamy June afternoon in Louisiana, circa 1956, and Sissy LeBlanc is sitting on her entrance porch, pondering -- part heavily -- if she may well kill herself with aspirins and Coca-Cola. She's been residing in stifling outdated Gentry because the day she used to be born and trapped in a sham of a wedding to PeeWee LeBlanc considering the fact that she was once simply seventeen. in brief, she's uninterested, stressed, and prepared for an experience. Sissy simply by no means imagined temptation could come into her lifestyles that breathless summer season day as she sat smoking on her porch swing. For even if she can have been fixated at the taut muscular tissues of the lineman shimmying down the phone pole around the highway, she hadn't allowed herself to visualize that he'd be none except her highschool sweetheart, Parker Davidson, who left city fourteen years earlier than with out quite a bit as a wave goodbye. yet by surprise, the following he's, leaning in for a kiss that might fan the flames of extra pleasure than Sissy may ever have imagined...
By Comtesse De Segur, Virginia Frances Sterrett
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By Joseph Fourier
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By Tibor Fischer
By George W. Peckham, Elizabeth G. Peckham, John Burroughs
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By Palmer, A N
By Professor Nicolas S. Witschi
Broadening our figuring out of what constitutes "realism," Nicolas Witschi artfully demonstrates the linkage of yank literary realism to the texts, myths, and assets of the yankee West. From Gold Rush romances to cowboy Westerns, from hard-boiled detective thrillers to nature writing, the yank West has lengthy been identified as a rule via hackneyed representations in well known genres. yet a detailed examine the literary historical past of the West finds a few writers who declare that their works signify the "real" West. As Nicolas Witschi indicates, writers as various as Bret Harte, John Muir, Frank Norris, Mary Austin, and Raymond Chandler have used claims of textual realism to interact, reflect, or problem quite often held assumptions in regards to the West, whereas traditionally said realists like William Dean Howells and Mark Twain have frequently trusted genre-derived impressions concerning the area. The popular organization of the West with nature and the "great outdoor" signifies that lifestyles within the West provides an unambiguous courting with an unalloyed, non-human, actual nature. yet via a mix of textual scholarship, style feedback, and materialist cultural stories, Witschi complicates this inspiration of huge open areas and unfettered chance. The West has been the first resource of uncooked fabrics for American business and fiscal growth, particularly among the California Gold Rush and international struggle II, and Witschi argues that the writers he examines exist in the intersections of cultural and fabric modes of construction. lifelike depictions of Western nature, he concludes, needs to depend on the illustration of the extraction of fabric assets like minerals, water, and oil. With its forays into ecocriticism and cultural stories, lines of Gold will entice scholars and students of yankee literature, American reports, and western history.
By Arthur Edward Waite
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