3 edition of Global Remapping of American Literature found in the catalog.
|Statement||Princeton University Press|
|Publishers||Princeton University Press|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 68 p. :|
|Number of Pages||98|
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As it creates new transnational imaginaries, this work reconfigures US representations of the former Eastern Bloc, while also contributing to theories of US immigrant writing that bridge American, Slavic, and immigration studies. My concern will be not only with works of fiction or poetry that are organized explicitly around particular conceptions of place but also with how a wide range of texts are informed implicitly by other kinds of geographical projection, of the type found in cartography and other forms of mapping.
He discusses how twentieth-century technological innovations, such as air travel, affected representations of the national domain in the texts of F. Editor of Globalization on the Line: Culture, Capital, and Citizenship at US Borders 2002she has published articles in American Quarterly, Comparative American Studies, Diaspora, and other journals.
Paul Giles can arguably be considered one of the most significant non-host nation scholars of American writing and culture active today and, consequently is among the first rank of academic literary critics in the current moment. While much scholarship has addressed migration to Western Europe and its cultural representations ;the movement of formerly Second World residents to the United States since the late 1980s, including the massive influx of war refugees from the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, remains underexamined except.
5-generation US immigrants from nations in the former Eastern Bloc, a Cold War geography dominated by the former Soviet Union.
Bringing together literary analysis, political history, and cultural geography, The Global Remapping of American Literature reorients the subject for the transnational era.
They emphasize the importance of state socialism and its decline for the consolidation of postsocialist diasporas in the United States and for the constitution and maintenance of US Cold War imaginaries, which continue to inform US policy making to this day. His recent The Global Remapping of American Literature simply stands as one of the high water marks for literary criticism in 2011 so far, and, despite Giles' continuing productivity, ought to be recognized as a career-marking bravura work of skilled reorganization of the field of American Studies itself.
Civil War, Paul Giles identifies this formation as extending until the beginning of the Reagan presidency in 1981. Collectively, the contributions to this special issue forge a new object of inquiry and theory, which we call US postsocialist diasporic writing. ranging from Cotton Mather to David Foster Wallace, and from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow to Zora Neale Hurston. With respect to "the novel" as a concept, Aravamudan observes, therefore, that "the agency ascribed to [it] is a displaced function of the teleological project of constructing national culture" 74.
But the majority of socialist countries only began to allow Global Remapping of American Literature emigration of small numbers of dissidents or members of religious minorities in the 1970s and 1980s.
And he analyzes how regional projections of the South and the Pacific Northwest helped to shape the work of writers such as William Gilmore Simms, Jose Marti, Elizabeth Bishop, and William Gibson.
But, in any case, one of this study's great virtues is its insistence that the novel--both as a literary genre and as a literary-historical concept--has a political instrumentality 247 and passim.
Hemispheric parallax: South America and the American South; metaregionalism: the global pacific northwest -- Conclusion: American literature and the question of circumference.