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Dripping Dry: Literature, Politics, and Water in the Desert Southwest

David N. Cassuto
Format
Book
Published
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2001.
Language
English
Series
Studies in Literature and Science
ISBN
0472097563 (alk. paper), 0472067567 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • The birth of the hydraulic conflict
  • River wars : Los Angeles, the Owens Valley, and Mary Austin's The ford
  • Turning wine into water : water's crucial absence in The grapes of wrath
  • Waging water : hydrology versus mythology in The monkey wrench gang
  • The environmental system : animal dreams and the rhetoric of environment
  • Imaging sustainability.
Description
viii, 206 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • Revision of the author's thesis.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-187) and index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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