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Repression and realism in post-war american literature, Mercer, Erin



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Автор: Mercer, Erin
Название:  Repression and realism in post-war american literature
ISBN: 9780230111660
Издательство: Springer
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ISBN-10: 0230111661
Обложка/Формат: Hardback
Страницы: 258
Вес: 0.42 кг.
Дата издания: 28.04.2011
Серия: American literature readings in the twenty-first century
Язык: English
Иллюстрации: Biography
Размер: 145 x 217 x 20
Читательская аудитория: Professional & vocational
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The cult of Bolivar in Latin American literature

Автор: Conway, Chrisopher B.
Название: The cult of Bolivar in Latin American literature
ISBN: 0813026830 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780813026831
Издательство: Eurospan
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Описание: A study of the Latin American cult of Simon Bolivar in modern literature. It addresses a broad array of texts that include fiction, children`s literature, poetry, journalism and presidential speeches, to examine the interplay of myth and disillusionment in modern representations of Bolivar.

Something dreadful and grand: american literature and the irish-jewish unconscious

Автор: Watt Stephen
Название: Something dreadful and grand: american literature and the irish-jewish unconscious
ISBN: 0190227958 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780190227951
Издательство: Oxford Academ
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Описание: This book traces the often uncanny relationships between Irish- and Jewish-America, arguing for the centrality of these two diasporic groups to the development of American popular music, fiction, and especially drama.

Cinema Civil Rights: Regulation, Repression, and Race in the Classical Hollywood Era

Автор: Scott, Ellen C
Название: Cinema Civil Rights: Regulation, Repression, and Race in the Classical Hollywood Era
ISBN: 0813571359 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780813571355
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Описание: From Al Jolson in blackface to Song of the South, there is a long history of racism in Hollywood film. Yet as early as the 1930s, movie studios carefully vetted their releases, removing racially offensive language like the “N-word.” This censorship did not stem from purely humanitarian concerns, but rather from worries about boycotts from civil rights groups and loss of revenue from African American filmgoers.Cinema Civil Rights presents the untold history of how Black audiences, activists, and lobbyists influenced the representation of race in Hollywood in the decades before the 1960s civil rights era. Employing a nuanced analysis of power, Ellen C. Scott reveals how these representations were shaped by a complex set of negotiations between various individuals and organizations. Rather than simply recounting the perspective of film studios, she calls our attention to a variety of other influential institutions, from protest groups to state censorship boards.Scott demonstrates not only how civil rights debates helped shaped the movies, but also how the movies themselves provided a vital public forum for addressing taboo subjects like interracial sexuality, segregation, and lynching. Emotionally gripping, theoretically sophisticated, and meticulously researched, Cinema Civil Rights presents us with an in-depth look at the film industry’s role in both articulating and censoring the national conversation on race.

The Cambridge Companion to American Gay and Lesbian Literature

Автор: Herring
Название: The Cambridge Companion to American Gay and Lesbian Literature
ISBN: 1107646189 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107646186
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: This Companion examines the connections between LGBTQ populations and American literature from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. It surveys primary and secondary writings under the evolving category of gay and lesbian authorship, and incorporates current thinking in US-based LGBTQ studies as well as critical practices within the field of American literary studies. This Companion also addresses the ways in which queerness pervades persons, texts, bodies, and reading, while paying attention to the transnational component of such literatures. In so doing, it details the chief genres, conventional historical backgrounds, and influential interpretive practices that support the analysis of LGBTQ literatures in the United States.

The Norton Anthology of American Literature

Автор: Baym Nina, Levine Robert S., Franklin Wayne
Название: The Norton Anthology of American Literature
ISBN: 0393918858 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780393918854
Издательство: Wiley
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Описание: The most trusted anthology for complete works, balanced selections, and helpful editorial apparatus.

F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover`s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature

Автор: Maxwell William J.
Название: F.B. Eyes: How J. Edgar Hoover`s Ghostreaders Framed African American Literature
ISBN: 0691130205 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780691130200
Издательство: Wiley
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Few institutions seem more opposed than African American literature and J. Edgar Hoover's white-bread Federal Bureau of Investigation. But behind the scenes the FBI's hostility to black protest was energized by fear of and respect for black writing. Drawing on nearly 14,000 pages of newly released FBI files, F.B. Eyes exposes the Bureau's intimate policing of five decades of African American poems, plays, essays, and novels. Starting in 1919, year one of Harlem's renaissance and Hoover's career at the Bureau, secretive FBI "ghostreaders" monitored the latest developments in African American letters. By the time of Hoover's death in 1972, these ghostreaders knew enough to simulate a sinister black literature of their own. The official aim behind the Bureau's close reading was to anticipate political unrest. Yet, as William J. Maxwell reveals, FBI surveillance came to influence the creation and public reception of African American literature in the heart of the twentieth century.

Taking his title from Richard Wright's poem "The FB Eye Blues," Maxwell details how the FBI threatened the international travels of African American writers and prepared to jail dozens of them in times of national emergency. All the same, he shows that the Bureau's paranoid style could prompt insightful criticism from Hoover's ghostreaders and creative replies from their literary targets. For authors such as Claude McKay, James Baldwin, and Sonia Sanchez, the suspicion that government spy-critics tracked their every word inspired rewarding stylistic experiments as well as disabling self-censorship.

Illuminating both the serious harms of state surveillance and the ways in which imaginative writing can withstand and exploit it, F.B. Eyes is a groundbreaking account of a long-hidden dimension of African American literature.

Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature

Автор: Park Josphine Nock
Название: Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature
ISBN: 0190257679 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780190257675
Издательство: Oxford Academ
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Описание: Cold War Friendships explores the plight of the Asian ally of the American wars in Korea and Vietnam. Enlisted into proxy warfare, this figure is not a friend but a "friendly," a wartime convenience enlisted to serve a superpower. It is through this deeply unequal relation, however, that the Cold War friendly secures her own integrity and insists upon her place in the neocolonial imperium. This study reads a set of highly enterprising wartime subjects who make their way to the US via difficult attachments.
American forces ventured into newly postcolonial Korea and Vietnam, both plunged into civil wars, to draw the dividing line of the Cold War. The strange success of containment and militarization in Korea unraveled in Vietnam, but the friendly marks the significant continuity between these hot wars. In both cases, the friendly justified the fight: she was also a political necessity who redeployed cold war alliances, and, remarkably, made her way to America.
As subjects in process--and indeed, proto-Americans--these figures are prime literary subjects, whose processes of becoming are on full display in Asian American novels and testimonies of these wars. Literary writings on both of these conflicts are presently burgeoning, and Cold War Friendships performs close analyses of key texts whose stylistic constraints and contradictions--shot through with political and historical nuance--present complex gestures of alliance.

Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy

Автор: Barnhisel Greg
Название: Cold War Modernists: Art, Literature, and American Cultural Diplomacy
ISBN: 0231162308 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780231162302
Издательство: Wiley
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Описание: "An examination of the legacy of modernism as a cultural movement and propaganda tool during the Cold War and the 1950s in America"--Provided by publisher.

Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War

Автор: Marrs
Название: Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War
ISBN: 1107109833 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107109834
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: American literature in the nineteenth century is often divided into two asymmetrical halves, neatly separated by the Civil War. In Nineteenth-Century American Literature and the Long Civil War, Cody Marrs argues that the war is a far more elastic boundary for literary history than has frequently been assumed. Focusing on the later writings of Walt Whitman, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson, this book shows how the war took imaginative shape across, and even beyond, the nineteenth century, inflecting literary forms and expressions for decades after 1865. These writers, Marrs demonstrates, are best understood not as antebellum or postbellum figures but as transbellum authors who cipher their later experiences through their wartime impressions and prewar ideals. This book is a bold, revisionary contribution to debates about temporality, periodization, and the shape of American literary history.

A History of American Civil War Literature

Автор: Hutchison
Название: A History of American Civil War Literature
ISBN: 1107109728 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107109728
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: This book is the first omnibus history of the literature of the American Civil War, the deadliest conflict in US history. A History of American Civil War Literature examines the way in which the war has been remembered and rewritten over time in prose, poems, and other narratives. This history incorporates new directions in Civil War historiography and cultural studies while giving equal attention to writings from both northern and southern states. It redresses the traditional neglect of southern literary cultures by moving between the North and the South, thus finding a balance between Union and Confederate texts. Written by leading scholars in the field, this book works to redefine the boundaries of American Civil War literature while posing a fundamental question: why does this 150-year-old conflict continue to capture the American imagination?

The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature

Автор: Gilmore Michael T.
Название: The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature
ISBN: 022610169X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780226101699
Издательство: Wiley
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Описание: Argues that they were the carriers of linguistic restriction, and writers from Frederick Douglass to Stephen Crane wrestled with the demands for silence and circumspection that accompanied the antebellum fear of disunion and the postwar reconciliation between the North and South.

The Cambridge Companion to Transnational American Literature

Автор: Goyal
Название: The Cambridge Companion to Transnational American Literature
ISBN: 1107448387 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107448384
Издательство: Cambridge Academ
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Описание: For two decades, the 'transnational turn' in literary studies has generated enormous comment and controversy. This Companion provides a comprehensive account of the scope, impact, and critical possibilities of the transnational turn in American literary studies. It situates the study of American literature in relation to ethnic, postcolonial, and hemispheric studies. Leading scholars open up wide-ranging examinations of transnationalism in American literature - through form and aesthetics, theories of nation, gender, sexuality, religion, and race, as well as through conventional forms of historical periodization. Offering a new map of American literature in the global era, this volume provides a history of the field, key debates, and instances of literary readings that convey the way in which transnationalism may be seen as a method, not just a description of literary work that engages more than one nation. Contributors identify the key modes by which writers have responded to major historical, political, and ethical issues prompted by the globalization of literary studies.


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