Chapter 30. “I have seen America emerging”: Mary Austin's Regionalism

  1. Charles L. Crow
  1. Betsy Klimasmith

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch31

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America

How to Cite

Klimasmith, B. (2003) “I have seen America emerging”: Mary Austin's Regionalism, in A Companion to the Regional Literatures of America (ed C. L. Crow), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999080.ch31

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:

  • mary austin;
  • literary regionalism;
  • the land of little rain;
  • lost borders;
  • theory of regionalism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • In Retrospect: A Theory of Regionalism

  • Encountering the Desert: “One Hundred Miles on Horseback”

  • The Land of Little Rain: Writing of the Region

  • Narrative Multiplicity in Little Rain and Lost Borders

  • Region as Fantasy: Isidro and Outland

  • Modernity and Region: Considering the City

  • Region and the Conservationist Novels

  • Representing the West