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21-26 of 26 results in Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature
This work expands the scope of Morrison’s project to examine the ways and means of memory in the preservation of belief systems passed down from the earliest civilizations (both the Classical Greek and the Ancient Egyptian) as a challenge to the sterility of modernity. Moreover, this research...
Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge
"What then is the American, this new man?" This question is explored here through the lives and writings of a sequence of imaginative authors each of whom confronted a crucial moment in the evolution of the new nation (from Crevecoeur and the Revolution, through Washington Irving and...
Published June 18th 2010 by Routledge
Towards a Spatialized Reading
Native American Literature underwent a Renaissance around 1968, and the current canon of novels written in the late twentieth century in American English by Native American or mixed-blood authors is diverse, exciting and flourishing. Despite this, very few such novels are accepted as part of the...
Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge
The Politics of Identity
Presenting an up-to-date critical perspective as well as a cultural, political and historical context, this book is an excellent introduction to Mexican American literature, affording readers the major novels, drama and poetry. This volume presents fresh and original readings of major works,...
Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge
Literary Translation 1773–1892
What is transnationalism and how does it affect American literature? This book examines nineteenth century contexts of transnationalism, translation and American literature. The discussion of transnationalism largely revolves around the question of what role nationalism plays in the...
Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge
This book is a significant contribution to existing research on the themes of race and slavery in the founding literature of the United States. It extends the boundaries of existing research by locating race and slavery within a transnational and 'oceanic' framework. The author applies critical...
Published May 13th 2004 by Routledge
Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literature
To Be Published July 7th 2015
Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature
To Be Published September 29th 2015
The Aesthetics, Gender, and Feminism of the Beat Women
To Be Published December 30th 2015
Navigating the Transnational in Modern American Literature and Culture: Axes of Influence
To Be Published January 1st 2016