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Exploring the plains states through literature

Exploring the plains states through literature

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Published by Oryx Press in Phoenix .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Plains
    • Subjects:
    • Great Plains -- Juvenile literature -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Carolyn S. Brodie ; state editors, Bonnie Raasch ... [et al.].
      SeriesExploring the United States through literature series
      ContributionsBrodie, Carolyn S., 1958-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1251.G85 E95 1994, F591 E95 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 124 p. ;
      Number of Pages124
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1430652M
      ISBN 100897747623
      LC Control Number93042065

      In Plains states, these figures range from $23, to $27, , in some cases nearly $10, less than the rest of the country. Seven of the ten poorest counties in the USA are from the Great Plains. The Plains Mindset. Plains peoples are sensitive to misunderstandings of their mindset and place. While American Plains literature has remained either popular culture or a high culture removed from the literary centers of the United States, Prairie literature is at the very center of the Canadian literary canon that has been emerging since As for Me and My House. Although Ross's novel vanished almost without a trace until it was republished.

      The book borrows from several of the most memorable works of literature to have come from the Great Plains, delivering a comprehensive and engaging account of the region. Mapping the Interior Plains of Rupert's Land by the Hudson's Bay Company to Richard I. Ruggles The Image of the Hired Girl in Literature: The Great Plains, to World War I Sylvia Lea Sallquist BOOK REVIEWS. Red Harvest: The Communist Party and American Farmers by Lowell K. Dyson, reviewed by Robert W. Cherny

      Play one or all eight of NET's 3-minute radio essays exploring their achievements F ind out about their life and work through videos with contemporary poets and historians. The ibook (cover at right) is an interactive book that offers adult fiction and non-fiction as well as literary criticism completely integrated with sound, video and. The Great Plains in America have a sensory, visceral detail that has become the study and subject of a variety of artists, including painters, drawers, architects, photographers and designers of all kinds. The wind, water and weather that form the spacious grasslands and hills of the plains have raw, colorful qualities that beg to be captured on canvas or film. It is a vast and empowering.


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Exploring the Plains States through Literature (Exploring the United States through Literature Series) by Carolyn S. Brodie Ph.D. (Author) ISBN Author: Carolyn S. Brodie. This book is comprised of seven annotated regional resource guides to selected print and nonprint materials for grades K Each regional bibliography is divided into state sections identifying materials that relate to the history, culture, geography, resources, industries, literature and lore, and famous figures of the states in the : Carolyn S.

Brodie. Exploring the plains states through literature. Phoenix: Oryx Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn S Brodie. "A compact exploration of the history of the Great Plains as told through a thoughtfully selected collection of stories about the region."—Matthew J.

Cella, Western American Literature (Matthew J. Cella Western American Literature)Cited by: 1. In a survey of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American literature, there is almost nothing about the Great Plains except Washington Irving's Tour of the Prairiesinan account of a trip he took to the "prairie" that went no farther than eastern Oklahoma, and James Fenimore Cooper's The : UNP - Bison Books.

Great Plains Literature is an exploration of influential literature of the Plains region in both the United States and Canada. Exploring the United States through Literature describes the best of current print and nonprint materials teachers can use with their students to study individual states.

Each volume covers a different geographic area and presents selected materials that represent the uniquely rich and varied history, diversity, geography, industries, resources, famous people, and contemporary culture. Domestic Subjects: Gender, Citizenship, and Law in Native American Literature By Beth H.

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The Great Plains has produced many wonderful authors and inspired countless others. In much of the literature we see reoccuring myths such as the American Garden, the Great American Desert, and the closed frontier, as well as themes such as Manifest Destiny.

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The United States is the fourth largest country in the world. It also ranks fourth in population. The American landscape has evolved over millions of years. Mountains have risen to great heights only to be worn down by the forces of erosion.

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