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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-249113

Description

336 p., 48 p. of col. plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Seasons Social aspects
Popular culture
Art, American History.
American literature History and criticism.
Seasons in art.
Seasons in literature.
Seasons Social aspects History.
Jaargetijden.
Jahreszeit.
Kultur.
Civilization.
Social life and customs.
Intellectual life.

Originator

Kammen, Michael G.

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.

Publication

Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press

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)

Call Number

Stacks E169.1.K295 2004

Places

United States.
Europe
United States
USA.