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Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

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  1. The Literary Quest for an American National Character

    By Finn Pollard

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    "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

  2. Native American Literature

    Towards a Spatialized Reading

    By Helen May Dennis

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    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

  3. Mexican American Literature

    The Politics of Identity

    By Elizabeth Jacobs

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    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

  4. Transnationalism and American Literature

    Literary Translation 1773–1892

    By Colleen G. Boggs

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    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

  5. Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literature

    By Gesa Mackenthun

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    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

Forthcoming Books

  1. Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literature
    By Gesa Mackenthun
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  2. Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism: Critical Imaginaries for a Global Age
    Edited by Aparajita Nanda
    To Be Published December 3rd 2014
  3. Gender and the Self in Latin American Literature
    By Emma Staniland
    To Be Published March 31st 2015

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