A Companion to American Literature and Culture (Innbundet)

Serie: Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2007
Antall sider: 708
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780631208921
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale A Companion to American Literature and Culture
This expansive
Companion offers a set of fresh perspectives on the wealth of texts produced in and around what is now the United States.

â Highlights the diverse voices that constitute American literature, embracing oral traditions, slave narratives, regional writing, literature of the environment, and more
â Demonstrates that American literature was multicultural before Europeans arrived on the continent, and even more so thereafter
â Offers three distinct paradigms for thinking about American literature, focusing on: genealogies of American literary study; writers and issues; and contemporary theories and practices
â Enables students and researchers to generate richer, more varied and more comprehensive readings of American literature

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