Rivers and the American Experience

Rivers and the American Experience

Edited by Jerzy Durczak

 

Teresa Ferreira de Almeida ALVES

Gazing at the River, Throwing the Line, Daring the Waters

Walter H. CONSER, Jr.

From Promontorium Tremendum to Eco-Tourism:  The Cape Fear River of North Carolina

Claus DAUFENBACH

The Hudson River Valley and the Birth of a Nation

Jiri FLAJSAR

Epiphanic Transformation of the Self in American River Poems from Whitman to Hugo

Roy GOLDBLATT

The Moat and the Fortress

James I. MCCLINTOCK

Jim Harrison: “In a Life Properly Lived, You’re a River”

Joseph C. SCHOPP

Of Time and the River: Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers as a Passageway into Nature and History

Yuri V STULOV

Transcending the Past to Cross the Jordan: Trouble the Water by Melvin Dixon

Jeffrey WALSH

River and Nineteenth Century Technology: Robert Fulton, Steamboat Designer

Magdalena ZAPEDOWSKA

Reading the Face of the Earth: Traveling into Nature in Henry David Thoreau’s A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers and Seweryn Goszczynski’s  Diary of a Journey to the Tatras