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A time to every purpose :the four seasons in American culture /Michael Kammen.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Kammen, Michael G.
Publication
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press
Contents
Seasonal cycles and sequences -- From antiquity to the eighteenth century in Europe -- The American reception and adaptation of the four seasons motif -- Nostalgia, nationalism, and the American seasons, 1854-1914 -- American transitions : the seasonal sense of place, time, and imagery -- Nature writers, reader response, and the ambivalence of urban America -- The four seasons and American popular culture : calendars and consumerism -- The four seasons in contemporary American art and poetry -- Science and the seasons, retrospection, and reprise.
Date
c2004.
Description
336 p., 48 p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [283]-320) and index.
ISBN
080782836X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807828366 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
249113
Call Number
Stacks E169.1.K295 2004
Descriptive terms
American literature History and criticism.
Art, American History.
Civilization.
Intellectual life.
Jaargetijden.
Jahreszeit.
Kultur.
Popular culture
Seasons Social aspects
Seasons Social aspects History.
Seasons in art.
Seasons in literature.
Social life and customs.
Places
Europe
USA.
United States
United States.

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