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Sailing to Jerusalem: From the Early American Romance with the Holy Land to Palestine Mania (1817–1917)

Shalom Goldman

in Starstruck in the Promised Land: How the Arts Shaped American Passions about Israel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652412
eISBN:
9781469652436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652412.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details the earliest stages of the American obsession with Palestine. It provides capsule narratives of visits to Ottoman Palestine by Herman Melville and Mark Twain, and early settler ... More


Tales of Out Here: “St. Mawr,” “The Princess,” and “The Woman Who Rode Away”

Lee M. Jenkins

in The American Lawrence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060507
eISBN:
9780813050676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060507.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Lawrence’s American fiction, beginning with his abortive attempt to write an American novel based on the life of his hostess in New Mexico, Mabel Dodge Luhan. The chapter ... More


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