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Reading America : new perspectives on the American novel

Author: Elizabeth Boyle, (Lecturer); Anne-Marie Evans
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This specially commissioned volume of essays offers a refreshing and unusual perspective on classic novels from the American literary canon.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Boyle, (Lecturer); Anne-Marie Evans
ISBN: 9781847187772 1847187773
OCLC Number: 239844391
Description: x, 256 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Part I: The novel in America --
Henry James's project of the new American Novel / Agnes Zsofia Kovacs --
"It could have been any street" : Ann Petry, Stephen Crane and the fate of naturalism / Don Dingledine --
Part II : The novel and politics --
Truman Capote's 'In cold blood' in the atomic age / Ilse Schrynemakers --
The space between: Ralph Ellison's politics of space and the reusable past of abolitionist literature / Zoe Trodd --
Part III: The novel and sexuality --
Djuna Barnes: sexual prophet of the American novel? / Richard Espley --
Vladimir Nabokov's 'Lolita' and free play / Thomas Karshan --
Intimacy in the radical narratives of Toni Morrison / Stephani Li --
Showing the fly the way out of the bell-jar: cobbling a philosophy of adolescence in Joyce Carol Oates's 'I'll take you there' / Rachael McLennan --
Part IV: The novel and postmodernism --
Thirty acres of fairy-land: F. Scott Fitzgerald and postmodern 'Avant la lettre' / Alan Bilton --
A postmodern iconography: Vonnegut and the American novel / Robert Tally --
Part V: Circles of interconnection: Don DeLillo's 'Underworld' and Emersonian transcendentalism / Catherine Morley --
Plotting a "Discourse of the secluded" : Pynchon's literary ecology / Chris Coughran --
Part VI: The novel and language --
Making cartoons with words: language and visual representation in Paul Auster's 'City of glass' / Rochelle Sibley --
"Ethnic identity is twin skin to linguistic identity --
I am my language": Chicana writing / Faith Pullin.
Responsibility: edited by Elizabeth Boyle and Anne-Marie Evans.
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