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AuthorVan Noy, Rick, 1966-
TitleSurveying the interior [electronic resource] : literary cartographers and the sense of place / Rick Van Noy
Imprint Reno : University of Nevada Press, c2003
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Descript xxii, 220 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm


Introduction: surveying the height of our mountains, the country of our mind -- Surveying the strange: Henry David Thoreau's intelligence of place -- Mapping the mirage: Clarence King's impressions of place -- Surveying the sublime: John Wesley Powell's representations of place -- Geography of repose: Wallace Stegner's middle ground -- Conclusion: "a map of connextion."

American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism Nature in literature Thoreau Henry David 1817-1862 -- Knowledge -- Cartography Powell John Wesley 1834-1902 -- Knowledge -- Cartography Stegner Wallace Earle 1909- -- Knowledge -- Cartography King Clarence 1842-1901 -- Knowledge -- Cartography Cartography -- United States -- History Environmental protection in literature Surveying -- United States -- History Place (Philosophy) in literature Wilderness areas in literature Landscape in literature Electronic books.


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