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Author Sweet, Timothy, 1960-
Title American georgics : economy and environment in early American literature / Timothy Sweet
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2002
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  810.9355 Sw365 2002    DUE 08-04-22  -  30500101503210
Descript 222 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-214) and index
Economy and environment in sixteenth-century promotional literature -- "God sells us all things for our labour": John Smith's Generall Historie -- "Wonder-working providence" of the market -- "Admirable oeconomy": Robert Beverley's calculus of compensation -- Ideologies of farming: Crèvecoeur, Jefferson, Rush, and Brown -- Cherokee "improvements" and the removal debate -- "Co-workers with nature": Cooper, Thoreau, and Marsh
Subject American literature -- History and criticism
Environmental literature -- History and criticism
Pastoral literature, American -- History and criticism
Didactic literature, American -- History and criticism
Economics and literature -- United States -- History
Agriculture in literature
Economics in literature
Nature in literature
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