By Paul Lauter
"This expansive significant other to American Literature presents a suite of unpolluted views, a few comparable, a few dissonant, at the wealth of texts produced in and round what's now the U.S.. Written by means of specialists within the box, the significant other embraces the numerous diverse voices that represent American literature, from slave narratives and oral stories to neighborhood writing and literature of our environment. It demonstrates that American literature used to be multicultural earlier than Europeans arrived at the continent, or even extra so thereafter." "The 3 sections of the e-book provide 3 exact paradigms for pondering American literature. the 1st part attracts consciousness to the ways that American literature has been built and studied at differing moments and by way of various teams of individuals. the second one appears to be like on the literary creation of person authors and at teams of writers who interacted with each other. the ultimate part examines the interactions among modern different types of artistic expression and the theories that tell and are, in flip, formed through such writing." --Book Jacket. Read more...
content material: record of individuals. creation (Paul Lauter). half A Genealogies of yankee Literary research. 1 The Emergence of the Literatures of the USA (Emory Elliott). 2 Politics, Sentiment, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century the USA (John Carlos Rowe). three Making It New: structures of Modernism (Carla Kaplan). four Academicizing "American Literature" (Elizabeth Renker). five chilly conflict and tradition warfare (Christopher Newfield). 6 Re-Historicizing Literature (T.V. Reed). 7 Multiculturalism and Forging New Canons (Shelley Streeby). half B Writers and matters. eight Indigenous Oral Traditions of North the USA, Then and Now (Lisa Brooks (Abenaki)). nine the hot Worlds and the outdated: Transatlantic Politics of Conversion (Susan Castillo and Ivy Schweitzer). 10 Unspeakable Fears: Politics and magnificence within the Enlightenment (Frank Shuffelton). eleven Slave Narrative and Captivity Narrative: American Genres (Gordon M. Sayre). 12 The Early Republic: kinds and Readers (Trish Loughran). thirteen "Indians" developed and conversing (Scott Richard Lyons). 14 Sentiment and magnificence (Tara Penry). 15 Transcendental Politics (Paul Lauter). sixteen Melville, Whitman, and the Tribulations of Democracy (Betsy Erkkila). 17 Emily Dickinson and Her friends (Paula Bernat Bennett). 18 Race and Literary Politics (Frances Smith Foster and Cassandra Jackson). 19 American Regionalism (Susan ok. Harris). 20 Magazines and Fictions (Ellen Gruber Garvey). 21 Realism and Victorian Protestantism in African American Literature (Phillip M. Richards). 22 The Maturation of yank Fictions (Gary Scharnhorst). 23 Making It New: buildings of Modernisms (Heinz Ickstadt). 24 Wests, Westerns, Westerners (Martha Viehmann). 25 The Early sleek Writers of the U.S. South (John Lowe). 26 Writers at the Left (Alan Wald). 27 From Objectivism to the Haight (Charles Molesworth). 28 New Aestheticisms: the Artfulness of paintings (Stephen Burt). 29 Drama in American tradition (Brenda Murphy). half C modern Theories and Practices. 30 buildings of "Ethnicity" and "Diasporas" (Aviva Taubenfeld). 31 Narrating Terror and Trauma: Racial Formations and "Homeland defense" in Ethnic American Literature (Shirley Geok-lin Lim). 32 Feminisms and Literatures (Deborah S. Rosenfelt). 33 Blackness/Whiteness (James Smethurst). 34 Borderlands: Ethnicity, Multiculturalism, and Hybridity (Ana Maria Manzanas and Jesus Benito Sanchez). 35 Literature-and-Environment reports and the impact of the Environmental Justice move (Joni Adamson). 36 Endowed by means of Their writer: Queer American Literature (David Bergman). 37 modern local American Fiction as Resistance Literature (Arnold Krupat and Michael A. Elliott). 38 From Virgin Land to floor 0: Interrogating the Mythological Foundations of the grasp Fiction of the place of origin safeguard country (Donald Pease). Afterword (Paul Lauter). Index.
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A companion to American literature and culture by Paul Lauter