The Resource River of dreams : imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain, Thomas Ruys Smith

River of dreams : imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain, Thomas Ruys Smith

Label
River of dreams : imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain
Title
River of dreams
Title remainder
imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Ruys Smith
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Thomas Ruys
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PS217.M58
LC item number
S65 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Southern literary studies.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Mississippi River
  • United States
  • United States
Label
River of dreams : imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain, Thomas Ruys Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-223) and index
Contents
Introduction : the American Nile : "ultima thule" -- Empire : Jefferson and "the Mississippi we must have" -- Frontier : Jackson and the "half-horse, half-alligators" -- Travel and tourism : Europeans on "this foul stream" -- Moving panoramas : the "useful illusion" of the visual Mississippi -- Crime and punishment : "extraordinary metaphysical scamps" in the Mississippi underworld -- Epilogue : the Civil War and Mark Twain
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 232 p., [10] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807132333
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20060322 10
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)72161802
  • (OCoLC)72161802
Label
River of dreams : imagining the Mississippi before Mark Twain, Thomas Ruys Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-223) and index
Contents
Introduction : the American Nile : "ultima thule" -- Empire : Jefferson and "the Mississippi we must have" -- Frontier : Jackson and the "half-horse, half-alligators" -- Travel and tourism : Europeans on "this foul stream" -- Moving panoramas : the "useful illusion" of the visual Mississippi -- Crime and punishment : "extraordinary metaphysical scamps" in the Mississippi underworld -- Epilogue : the Civil War and Mark Twain
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 232 p., [10] p. of plates
Isbn
9780807132333
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
20060322 10
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)72161802
  • (OCoLC)72161802

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