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Pastoral cities : [electronic resource] urban ideals and the symbolic landscape of America / James L. Machor.

By: Machor, James L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: History of American thought and culture. Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 1987Description: xvi, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0299112802 :; 9780299112806; 0299112845 (pbk.); 9780299112844 (pbk.).Subject(s): American literature -- History and criticism | Pastoral literature, American -- History and criticism | Cities and towns -- United States -- History | Urbanization -- United States -- History | City and town life in literature | United States -- Civilization | Symbolism in literature | Landscape in literature | Nature in literature | Littérature américaine -- Histoire et critique | Villes dans la littérature | Vie urbaine dans la littérature | Paysage dans la littérature | Littérature pastorale américaine -- Histoire et critique | Nature dans la littérature | Villes -- États-Unis -- Histoire | Urbanisation -- États-Unis -- Histoire | États-Unis -- Civilisation | Letterkunde | Steden | Natuur | AmerikaansDDC classification: 810/.9/321732 Other classification: 18.06 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive Also issued online.
Contents:
Geography and the New Jerusalem -- The pastoral city of man and God: American and the European imagination -- New England's Jerusalem: millennialism and the Puritan Urbe in Rus -- The garden and the secular city -- Civilization and the order of nature: the eighteenth-century ideal -- Landscape as cityscape: urbanization and the western garden -- Organic cities: nineteenth-century urban reform -- Urban pastoralism and literary dissent: from the "Brooklyn ferry" to The American scene -- Epilogue: nature and the omnipresent city.
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Bibliography: p. 257-263.

Includes index.

Geography and the New Jerusalem -- The pastoral city of man and God: American and the European imagination -- New England's Jerusalem: millennialism and the Puritan Urbe in Rus -- The garden and the secular city -- Civilization and the order of nature: the eighteenth-century ideal -- Landscape as cityscape: urbanization and the western garden -- Organic cities: nineteenth-century urban reform -- Urban pastoralism and literary dissent: from the "Brooklyn ferry" to The American scene -- Epilogue: nature and the omnipresent city.

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