By Paul Lauter
"This expansive significant other to American Literature offers a suite of unpolluted views, a few comparable, a few dissonant, at the wealth of texts produced in and round what's now the us. Written by means of specialists within the box, the significant other embraces the various diverse voices that represent American literature, from slave narratives and oral stories to local 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 ebook provide 3 certain paradigms for pondering American literature. the 1st part attracts recognition to the ways that American literature has been built and studied at differing moments and by means of diverse teams of individuals. the second one appears 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 sorts of artistic expression and the theories that tell and are, in flip, formed via such writing." --Book Jacket. Read more...
content material: record of members. creation (Paul Lauter). half A Genealogies of yank Literary learn. 1 The Emergence of the Literatures of the U.S. (Emory Elliott). 2 Politics, Sentiment, and Literature in Nineteenth-Century the US (John Carlos Rowe). three Making It New: buildings of Modernism (Carla Kaplan). four Academicizing "American Literature" (Elizabeth Renker). five chilly struggle and tradition conflict (Christopher Newfield). 6 Re-Historicizing Literature (T.V. Reed). 7 Multiculturalism and Forging New Canons (Shelley Streeby). half B Writers and concerns. eight Indigenous Oral Traditions of North the USA, Then and Now (Lisa Brooks (Abenaki)). nine the recent Worlds and the previous: 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: varieties and Readers (Trish Loughran). thirteen "Indians" developed and talking (Scott Richard Lyons). 14 Sentiment and elegance (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 okay. Harris). 20 Magazines and Fictions (Ellen Gruber Garvey). 21 Realism and Victorian Protestantism in African American Literature (Phillip M. Richards). 22 The Maturation of yankee Fictions (Gary Scharnhorst). 23 Making It New: structures of Modernisms (Heinz Ickstadt). 24 Wests, Westerns, Westerners (Martha Viehmann). 25 The Early smooth 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 protection" 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 stories and the effect of the Environmental Justice stream (Joni Adamson). 36 Endowed through Their author: 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 birth defense kingdom (Donald Pease). Afterword (Paul Lauter). Index.
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A companion to American literature and culture by Paul Lauter