Chapter 14. Forgotten Frontier: Literature of the Old Northwest

  1. Charles L. Crow
  1. Bev Hogue

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch15

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

How to Cite

Hogue, B. (2007) Forgotten Frontier: Literature of the Old Northwest, in A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America (ed C. L. Crow), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631226314

Online ISBN: 9780470999080

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Keywords:

  • literature of old northwest;
  • stories of ohio;
  • william dean howells;
  • log cabins;
  • the circuit rider: a tale of the heroic age

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Beginnings and Borders

  • Log Cabins and Lost Souls

  • Land of the Silent Past

  • The Light of the Hearth Fire

  • Rise of the Provincial Wits

  • Godforsaken Country

  • Renaissance and Beyond

  • Sampling the Soil