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The idea of Florida in the American literary imagination

by Anne E. Rowe

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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Florida,
  • Tropics,
  • Florida.
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Florida -- History and criticism.,
    • Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Florida.,
    • American literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Eden in literature.,
    • Florida -- Intellectual life.,
    • Florida -- In literature.,
    • Tropics -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnne E. Rowe.
      SeriesSouthern literary studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS266.F6 R69 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 159 p. :
      Number of Pages159
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2537178M
      ISBN 100807112623
      LC Control Number85018043

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Beginning with the premise that Florida has been perceived in the American imagination as "not merely a geographic region but an image, a garden, Eden-like," Rowe analyzes representative works of writers from the early national period to the present who were attracted to the state and who found it without parallel in the rest of the country.5/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, Description. Get this from a library. The idea of Florida in the American literary imagination. [Anne E Rowe]. Beginning with the premise that Florida has been perceived in the American imagination as "not merely a geographic region but an image, a garden, Eden-like," Rowe analyzes representative works of writers from the early national period to the present who were attracted to the state and who found it without parallel in the rest of the country.5/5.

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