The smell of distance: Wallace Stegner's definition of western non-fiction

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Abstract

Wallace Stegner has argued that land, scale, and aridness are defining characteristics of both the American West and writings about the West. Stegner's definition is analyzed using his own works and Mark Twain's Roughing It.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)557-565
Number of pages9
JournalSocial Science Journal
Volume38
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2001
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Psychology
  • Sociology and Political Science

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