Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West (Heftet)

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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2015
Antall sider: 243
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781349377985
Kategori: Kulturhistorie
Omtale Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West
In one consequential volume, Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West presents the cross-section of a fast-changing and greatly expanded field. Through interdisciplinary essays, this volume on the post-national West challenges the idea of a unified national story sustained by strategic exclusions. Contributors analyze the economic and environmental exploitation depicted in working-class Western literature, emphasize the transnational by approaching both the North/South and cross-Atlantic axes grapple with the role of Mormons, and dissect the new masculinity of "Silicon Gunslingers." Each essay successfully and compellingly models a new and fruitful way of engaging the West.

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