Plotting the Golden West. American literature and the rhetoric of the California Trail

By: Fender, Stephen

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Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners with small chip to rear upper spine edge. 241pages This book focuses on how the experiences of the California Gold Rush of 1849-50 were written about. Explores both amateur and professional writings, including literary travellers like Washington Irvine, pseudo explorations and quasi- scientific expeditions etc.

Title: Plotting the Golden West. American literature and the rhetoric of the California Trail

Author Name: Fender, Stephen

Categories: Books on Books,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: London, Cambridge University Press: 1981

ISBN Number: 0521239249

ISBN Number 13: 9780521239240

Binding: Hardcover

Seller ID: ID1101

Keywords: American Literature Books on Books california gold Gold rush Literary Criticism Literature Old West United States West xAddToOLBs,