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Westernness: A Meditation

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A first-person meditation on the literary and visual arts of the American West, Westernness: A Meditation explores how this region has developed its own distinct culture, in literature and painting, from the point of view of someone who has been, at different times in his life, both a westerner and an easterner. An engaging and astute reader and observer, Alan Williamson u ...more
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Published March 10th 2006 by University of Virginia Press (first published March 3rd 2006)
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Kelly
Oct 17, 2009 Kelly rated it it was amazing
Really amazing book on artists of the west and how landscape effects them. Scholarly and inspiring. Written by my friend Elizabeth's father, a poet, with the thoughtfulness of one. Its a precious book to me.

I have a eucalyptus leaf, as a book mark, in it.

I recommend it to anyone who is guided by that ineffable.
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