Literature and Landscape

Writers of the Southwest by Cynthia Farah

Publisher: Texas Western Pr

Written in English
Published: Pages: 137 Downloads: 944
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Subjects:

  • Authors, American,
  • Southwestern States,
  • Collections Of Photographs,
  • 20th century,
  • Homes and haunts,
  • Landscape,
  • Portraits
  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages137
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8381022M
    ISBN 100874042062
    ISBN 109780874042061
    OCLC/WorldCa18843608

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It focuses on key aspects of this topic such as the importance of pastoral, contrasts between city and country, eighteenth-century developments from neo-classical to picturesque and Romantic.

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