The Depiction of North American Landscapes in 18th Century Literature


Seminar Paper, 2020

19 Pages, Grade: 1,7


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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Landscape as a Cultural Construct
2.1. Landscapes and Literature
2.2. Cultural Landscapes
2.3. Pastoral Landscapes
2.3.1. Landscapes in Traditional Pastoral Ideology
2.3.2. American Pastoral
2.4. Alexander von Humboldt’s Landscapes
2.5. M. L. Pratt and J. R. Stilgoe
2.5.1. Pratt – The Imperial Eye
2.5.2. Stilgoe – Shaped Land

3. Landscapes in Literature of the Eighteenth Century
3.1. Count Buffon
3.2 Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia
3.3. Richard Lewis - A Journey from Patapsco to Annapolis

4. Conclusion

Works Cited

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Title
The Depiction of North American Landscapes in 18th Century Literature
College
University of Osnabrück  (Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft)
Course
Asymmetrical Nature(s)
Grade
1,7
Author
Year
2020
Pages
19
Catalog Number
V1324534
ISBN (eBook)
9783346813695
ISBN (Book)
9783346813701
Language
English
Keywords
depiction, north, american, landscapes, century, literature
Quote paper
Anton Schmidt (Author), 2020, The Depiction of North American Landscapes in 18th Century Literature, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1324534

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