The Resource The Big empty : essays on western landscapes as narrative, edited by Leonard Engel

The Big empty : essays on western landscapes as narrative, edited by Leonard Engel

Label
The Big empty : essays on western landscapes as narrative
Title
The Big empty
Title remainder
essays on western landscapes as narrative
Statement of responsibility
edited by Leonard Engel
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NX653.W47
LC item number
B54 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Engel, Leonard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States, West
  • USA
  • USA
  • Arts, American
  • Arts, American
  • Arts, American
  • Kultur
  • Landschaft
Label
The Big empty : essays on western landscapes as narrative, edited by Leonard Engel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Western Landscape As Narrative / Leonard Engel and John Gourlie -- pt. 1. Landscape In History, Photography, Art and Folklore. 1. Dreaming the Pass: The Western Imagination and the Landscape of South Pass / James Ronda. 2. Haunted by Rhyolite: Learning from the Landscape of Failure / Patricia Limerick. 3. Landscapes, Indians, and Photography in the Age of Scientific Exploration / Susan Hegeman. 4. Image and Counterimage: The Regional Artist and the Great Plains Landscape / Howard Lamar. 5. Shaping and Being Shaped by the Land: The Western Landscape in Oral Narrative / Barbara Allen -- pt. 2. Landscape in Fiction and Film. 6. Claiming Female Space: Mary Austin's Western Landscape / Cynthia Taylor. 7. Walter Van Tilburg Clark and the Withdrawal of Landscape / Suzanne Kehde. 8. Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping: A Landscape of Discontent / Annette Van Dyke. 9. The American Eden: Regained and Lost Again in Angel and the Badman and Witness / Jacqueline Smetak
  • 10. Sermons in Stone: Monument Valley in The Searchers / Richard Hutson. 11. An Estranged Frontier: Landscape in Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller / Michael Kowalewski. 12. Freedom, Entrapment, and "Playing the String Out To the End": Imagery of Space and Enclosure in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch / Leonard Engel. 13. Cactus Eden: Sam Peckinpah's The Ballad of Cable Hogue / John Gourlie -- pt. 3. Some Theoretical Considerations: The Relationship Between Language and Landscape. 14. John Ford's Stagecoach and the Mythic Space of the Western Movie / Richard Slotkin. 15. Landscape: The Language of the Western / Jane Tompkins. 16. Landscape: The Perceiver and the Coursing of Human Events / A. Carl Bredahl
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 321 p.
Isbn
9780826314734
Lccn
93045293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29519816
  • (OCoLC)ocm29519816
Label
The Big empty : essays on western landscapes as narrative, edited by Leonard Engel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: Western Landscape As Narrative / Leonard Engel and John Gourlie -- pt. 1. Landscape In History, Photography, Art and Folklore. 1. Dreaming the Pass: The Western Imagination and the Landscape of South Pass / James Ronda. 2. Haunted by Rhyolite: Learning from the Landscape of Failure / Patricia Limerick. 3. Landscapes, Indians, and Photography in the Age of Scientific Exploration / Susan Hegeman. 4. Image and Counterimage: The Regional Artist and the Great Plains Landscape / Howard Lamar. 5. Shaping and Being Shaped by the Land: The Western Landscape in Oral Narrative / Barbara Allen -- pt. 2. Landscape in Fiction and Film. 6. Claiming Female Space: Mary Austin's Western Landscape / Cynthia Taylor. 7. Walter Van Tilburg Clark and the Withdrawal of Landscape / Suzanne Kehde. 8. Marilynne Robinson's Housekeeping: A Landscape of Discontent / Annette Van Dyke. 9. The American Eden: Regained and Lost Again in Angel and the Badman and Witness / Jacqueline Smetak
  • 10. Sermons in Stone: Monument Valley in The Searchers / Richard Hutson. 11. An Estranged Frontier: Landscape in Altman's McCabe & Mrs. Miller / Michael Kowalewski. 12. Freedom, Entrapment, and "Playing the String Out To the End": Imagery of Space and Enclosure in Sam Peckinpah's The Wild Bunch / Leonard Engel. 13. Cactus Eden: Sam Peckinpah's The Ballad of Cable Hogue / John Gourlie -- pt. 3. Some Theoretical Considerations: The Relationship Between Language and Landscape. 14. John Ford's Stagecoach and the Mythic Space of the Western Movie / Richard Slotkin. 15. Landscape: The Language of the Western / Jane Tompkins. 16. Landscape: The Perceiver and the Coursing of Human Events / A. Carl Bredahl
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 321 p.
Isbn
9780826314734
Lccn
93045293
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)29519816
  • (OCoLC)ocm29519816

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