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American literature in English

Powers of Possibility: Experimental American Writing Since the 1960s

ISBN : 9780198719922

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¥5,291
Author: 
Alex Houen
Pages
294 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
140 x 216 mm
Pub date
Dec 2014
In The Meaning of Contemporary Realism (1957) Georg Lukacs discussed how the power struggle of the Cold War made it all the more pressing for literary writers to present 'concrete potentialities' of i ... Read more

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Propaganda 1776: Secrets, Leaks, and Revolutionary Communications in Early America

ISBN : 9780199354900

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¥5,995
Author: 
Russ Castronovo
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 238 mm
Pub date
Sep 2014
Series
Oxford Studies in American Literary History
Propaganda 1776 reframes the culture of the U.S. Revolution and early Republic, revealing it to be rooted in a vast network of propaganda. Truth, clarity, and honesty were declared virtues of the peri ... Read more

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Religious Liberties: Anti-Catholicism and Liberal Democracy in Nineteenth-century U.S. Literature and Culture

ISBN : 9780195384093

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¥12,628
Author: 
Elizabeth Fenton
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
167 x 243 mm
Pub date
May 2011
Series
Imagining the Americas
In the late eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, U.S. literary and cultural productions often presented Catholicism not only as a threat to Protestantism but also as an enemy of democracy. Focusing o ... Read more

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Repetition and Race: Asian American Literature After Multiculturalism

ISBN : 9780190464387

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¥12,012
Author: 
Amy C. Tang
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
140 x 210 mm
Pub date
Jul 2016
Repetition and Race explores the literary forms and critical frameworks occasioned by the widespread institutionalization of liberal multiculturalism by turning to the exemplary case of Asian American ... Read more

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Rural Fictions, Urban Realities: A Geography of Gilded Age American Literature

ISBN : 9780199893188

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¥13,398
Author: 
Mark Storey
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
155 x 242 mm
Pub date
Feb 2013
This study of late nineteenth-century American literature begins with a simple question: how did the rise of an urban society affect the ways in which the nation's writers represented the countryside? ... Read more

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Rural Fictions, Urban Realities: A Geography of Gilded Age American Literature

ISBN : 9780190272425

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¥4,917
Author: 
Mark Storey
Pages
210 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Dec 2015
The diminishment of rural life at the hands of urbanization, for many, defines the years between the end of the Civil War and the dawn of the twentieth century in the U.S. Traditional literary histori ... Read more

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Sacrifice and Modern War Literature: The Battle of Waterloo to the War on Terror

ISBN : 9780198806516

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¥10,956
Author: 
Alex Houen; Jan-Melissa Schramm
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2018
Sacrifice and Modern War Literature is the first book to explore how writers from the early nineteenth century to the present have addressed the intimacy of sacrifice and war. It has been common for c ... Read more

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Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

ISBN : 9780195116595

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¥12,628
Author: 
Mae G. Henderson
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 242 mm
Pub date
Jun 2014
Series
Race and American Culture
Tropes ranging from Houston Baker's "bluesman," to Henry Louis Gates' "signifyin'" to Geneva Smitherman's "talkin' and testifyin'" to bell hooks' "talking back" to Cheryl Wall's "worrying the line" al ... Read more

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Speculative Fictions: Explaining the Economy in the Early United States

ISBN : 9780198859130

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¥10,956
Author: 
Elizabeth Hewitt
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jun 2020
Series
Oxford Studies in American Literary History
Speculative Fictions places Alexander Hamilton at the center of American literary history to consider the important intersections between economics and literature. By studying Hamilton as an economic ... Read more

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Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetic

ISBN : 9780190064228

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¥4,301
Author: 
Josef Sorett
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 156 mm
Pub date
Oct 2019
Most of the major black literary and cultural movements of the twentieth century have been understood and interpreted as secular, secularizing and, at times, profane. In this book, Josef Sorett demons ... Read more

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