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Raintree County, the foremost American environmental novel

Frederick O. Waage

Raintree County, the foremost American environmental novel

uncovering the deep message of an undervalued text

by Frederick O. Waage

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bioregionalism in literature,
  • Environmentalism in literature,
  • Ecology in literature,
  • American Ecofiction,
  • Ecofeminism in literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-269) and index.

    StatementFred Waage ; with a foreword by Barbara Stedman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3523.O246 R338 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 280 p. ;
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25018113M
    ISBN 100773415165
    ISBN 109780773415164
    LC Control Number2011002061

    The selected newspaper essays available here appeared in the "McDonough County Voice," , in the weekly Hallwas column titled "On Community." They reflect a variety of his common themes, including the struggle for community, the importance of belonging, the crucial role of memory, the personal value of reading, the history and literature of Illinois, and the impact of temporality and. Rain Tree by Mahita Vas is now available as an e-book on Amazon, iBooks, Google Play and Kobo. # womensfiction # colonialstories # worldfiction # southeastasianstories # singapore Singapore, on the cusp of Independence. In the midst of fear and uncertainty, a young Indian woman is forced to choose between an education and single ers: etheridge knight - Indiana Humanities from Gary to Madison and from Auburn .epic of America. In Raintree County, Lockridge attempted to write that future for him, as a literary prophet with a strong sense of nostalgia but with a mission alsoâ to.   And why is this considered the great AMERICAN novel? It isn't. Foremost, Grapes of Wrath is very much in parallel with the story of my mother's family. Book and movie are at the top of my favorites. I think somebody said Raintree County was the great American novel. (It coulda been me, but then again mebbe not.) 3 Replies.


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More important, Waage provides abundant and convincing evidence to support his assertion that it is, in fact the “foremost ‘environmental novel’” of the. Raintree County is a novel by Ross Lockridge, Jr.

published in It tells the story of a small-town Midwestern teacher and poet named John Shawnessy, who, in his younger days before his service as a Union soldier in the Civil War, met and married a beautiful Southern belle; however, her emotional instability leads to the destruction of their marriage.

Frederick O. Waage is the author of Teaching Environmental Literature ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Raintree County, the Forem /5(2).

Raintree County is the middle-brow Ulysses, the Hoosier War and Peace, the Middle Western Remembrance of Things Past, the freshman's Faust. It's the. "In his attempt to produce the Great American Novel, Ross Lockridge, Jr.

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Ross Lockridge Jr. () was born and raised in Indiana, graduating from Indiana University. In he married his high school sweetheart and they had four children. He is most noted for Raintree County, often considered one of the great American novels.

Suffering from profound, and largely unrecognized, depression, 5/5(17). Raintree County is the story of John Shawnessy, a poet and schoolteacher who loses both his wife and the great love of his life, goes off to fight in the Civil War, tries to write a great American.

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In the town of Freehaven in Raintree County, Indiana, the high school class of poses for a photograph. Everyone expects great things of valedictorian John Wickliff Shawnessy, in particular his sweetheart, Nell Gaither, who admires Johnny for his idealism, poetry and respect for truth and justice.

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Unfortunately, Lockridge's first novel was also his last. Two months after its publication the year-old author from Bloomington 5/5(11). Book Published [New York] Dramatists Play Service [c] Jr., author of Raintree County. Lockridge, Laurence S., PSO22 Z74 Raintree County, the foremost American environmental novel: uncovering the deep message of an undervalued text.

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Format Book Published New York: Viking Penguin, Description xi, p., [16] p. of plates: ill. ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. Subject headings Lockridge, Ross. Yes, Raintree County is that rare thing: a novel with intelligence and superior talent behind it.

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