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Abandoned New England
Landscape in the Works of Homer, Frost, Hopper, Wyeth, and Bishop
Priscilla Paton

University of New Hampshire Press



Contents

• List of Illustrations ix
• Preface xi
• Acknowledgements xv
• A Note on Texts xvii

• 1. Introduction: Lost Prospects 1

• 2. Rustic Sophistication: Lionizing Winslow Homer, Defending Robert Frost 28

• 3. Power and Impotence: The Black Figure and the Prey in Winslow Homer's Outdoors 58

• 4. The Hick on the Hillside, The Woman at the Window: Frost's Rustics 96

• 5. Gothic Loneliness: The Different Cases of Edward Hopper and Andrew Wyeth 133

• 6. The Landscape of Desire: Elizabeth Bishop and the Feminine Earth 169

• 7. The Vernaculer Ruin and the Ghost of Self-Reliance 208

• 8. Epilogue 236

• Notes 241
• Index 269

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