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Plotting The Golden West

ISBN 10 : 9780521239240
ISBN 13 : 0521239249

An examination of the literary and cultural reaction to the Californian Gold Rush of 1849-50...


Writing The Pioneer Woman

ISBN 10 : 0826262651
ISBN 13 : 9780826262653

Focusing on a series of autobiographical texts, published and private, well known and obscure, Writing the Pioneer Woman examines the writing of domestic life on the nineteenth-cen..


American Alchemy

ISBN 10 : 9780807860939
ISBN 13 : 080786093X

California during the gold rush was a place of disputed claims, shoot-outs, gambling halls, and prostitution; a place populated by that rough and rebellious figure, the forty-niner..


Mountains So Sublime

ISBN 10 : 0870137913
ISBN 13 : 9780870137914

Brings together the observations of early British travelers in the nineteenth century to describe the Rocky Mountain landscape and surrounding terrain in a unique view of an all bu..




The Golden Notebook

ISBN 10 : 9780007369133
ISBN 13 : 0007369131

The landmark novel of the Sixties – a powerful account of a woman searching for her personal, political and professional identity while facing rejection and betrayal...