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American literature in English

Spirit in the Dark: A Religious History of Racial Aesthetics

ISBN : 9780199844937

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¥5,379
Author: 
Josef Sorett
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Sep 2016
Many of the most important black intellectual movements of the second half of the twentieth century were perceived as secular, if not profane. When religion has figured into scholarly accounts of thes ... Read more

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Spirits of Place in American Literary Culture

ISBN : 9780190646547

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¥5,390
Author: 
John Gatta
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
140 x 210 mm
Pub date
Sep 2018
What might it mean, existentially and spiritually, for humans to form an intimate relation with particular sites or dwelling places on earth? In ancient Rome, the notion of a locale's genius loci sign ... Read more

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Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe

ISBN : 9780195393682

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¥20,790
Author: 
J. Gerald Kennedy
Pages
472 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2016
After the War of 1812, Americans belatedly realized that they lacked national identity. The subsequent campaign to articulate nationality transformed every facet of culture from architecture to painti ... Read more

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Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe

ISBN : 9780195393699

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¥5,687
Author: 
J. Gerald Kennedy
Pages
472 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2016
After the War of 1812, Americans belatedly realized that they lacked national identity. The subsequent campaign to articulate nationality transformed every facet of culture from architecture to painti ... Read more

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Surveyors of Custom: American Literature as Cultural Analysis

ISBN : 9780190276157

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¥10,626
Author: 
Joel Pfister
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jan 2016
Series
Oxford Studies in American Literary History
In 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne, fired from Salem's Customs House and returning to writing, reconceived his old job title, Surveyor of Customs, as his new one. Taking seriously this naming of the America ... Read more

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Surveyors of Customs: American Literature as Cultural Analysis

ISBN : 9780190876555

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Author: 
Joel Pfister
Pages
290 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
May 2018
Series
Oxford Studies in American Literary History
Surveyors of Customs explores literature's insights into how America--its soft capitalism, its democratized inequality, its Americanization of power--ticks. Joel Pfister argues that writers from Benja ... Read more

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Territories of Empire: U.S. Writing from the Louisiana Purchase to Mexican Independence

ISBN : 9780199348626

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¥8,624
Author: 
Andy Doolen
Pages
288 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 237 mm
Pub date
Aug 2014
Series
Oxford Studies in American Literary History
Practically speaking, nineteenth-century American literary history really refers to writings from the East seaboard of the United States. In fact, no author from the West prior to Mark Twain has been ... Read more

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The Archive of Fear: White Crisis and Black Freedom in Douglass, Stowe, and Du Bois

ISBN : 9780198866299

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¥10,956
Author: 
Christina Zwarg
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Sep 2020
Series
Oxford Studies in American Literary History
Focusing on U.S. slavery and its aftermath in the nineteenth century, The Archive of Fear explores the traumatic force field that continued to inflect discussions of slavery and abolition both before ... Read more

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The Beats: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN : 9780199796779

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¥1,628
Author: 
David Sterritt
Pages
144 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
114 x 174 mm
Pub date
Jul 2013
Series
Very Short Introductions
Takes advantage of the latest historical research Relates the Beats' writing to twentieth-century music, film, and painting Explores the Beats within the larger context of American culture and ... Read more

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The Birth of a Jungle: Animality in Progressive-Era U.S. Literature and Culture

ISBN : 9780190231583

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¥4,917
Author: 
Michael Lundblad
Pages
234 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
160 x 232 mm
Pub date
Mar 2015
Illustrating a new methodology identified as animality studies, The Birth of a Jungle explores animality at the turn of the twentieth century in the U.S.-a moment when shifts in what it meant to be bo ... Read more

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