Contents: Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1: Leatherstocking Tales of James Fenimore Cooper; Chapter 2: Nathaniel Hawthorne; Sketches of Western Adventure; The Scarlet Letter; Neutral Territory; Chapter 3: Edgar Allan Poe; South and West; Narratives of Exploration and Discovery; Chapter 4: Henry David Thoreau; The Essential West; Walden: The Pioneer; Walden: The Frontier; Chapter 5: Herman Melville; Early Western Travels; Moby-Dick; The Disputed Frontier; The Confidence-Man; Chapter 6: Indian Summer of the Literary West; Thoreau's Unwritten Epic; Hawthorne's Last Stand; Melville as Poet; Chapter 7: Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass; Index
Originally published in 1965.
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Table of Contents:
- Frontmatter, pg. i
- Preface, pg. vii
- Contents, pg. xv
- Introduction, pg. 1
- CHAPTER ONE. The Leatherstocking Tales of James Fenimore Cooper, pg. 27
- CHAPTER THREE. Edgar Allan Poe, pg. 132
- CHAPTER FOUR. Henry David Thoreau, pg. 175
- CHAPTER FIVE. Herman Melville, pg. 232
- CHAPTER SIX. Indian Summer of the Literary West, pg. 327
- CHAPTER SEVEN. Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, pg. 397
- Index, pg. 443
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