skip to content
Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics : romancing the postmodern novel Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics : romancing the postmodern novel

Author: Louis Freitas Caton
Publisher: New York : Palgrave MacMillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Using romantic theories, Caton analyzes America's contemporary novel. Organized through the two sections of ""heory₄ and "Practice", €Reading American Novels and Multicultural Aesthetics begins with a study of aesthetic form only to have it reveal the content of politics and history. This presentation immediately offers a unified platform for an interchange between multiple cultural and aesthetic positions. Romantic  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Caton, Louis Freitas.
Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics.
New York : Palgrave MacMillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007012831
(OCoLC)122261805
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Freitas Caton
ISBN: 9780230610286 0230610285 1403984867 9781403984869 1281915726 9781281915726 9781349540129 1349540129
OCLC Number: 301318285
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 265 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : romancing the canon and the broad argument for post-metaphysics --
Dialectical and transcultural contexts : otherness, subjectivity, and Coleridge's vision --
Historical and ideological contexts : the burden of F.O. Mattheissen's American renaissance --
Multicultural and postcolonial contexts : philosophy's self and other --
Poststructural contexts : Paul de Man's uncertainty anxiety and the allegory of division --
A Southwestern Laguna Native American perspective : Western eyes and Indian visions in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony --
A Korean American perspective : tolerating truth and knowledge in Chang-Rae Lee's Native speaker --
A south Los Angeles Mexican American perspective : empty hope and full sensuality in Luis Rodriguez's Always running: La vida loca: gang days in L.A. --
An Antigua Caribbean American perspective : the quest for empowerment in Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John --
A white European American perspective : imagining family and community in Don DeLillo's White noise --
Conclusion : feeling romantic, thinking postmodern : last words on form in a multicultural age.
Responsibility: Lou Freitas Caton.
More information:

Abstract:

This politically astute cosmopolitan appreciation will generate an intriguing "cross-over" audience: from ethnic studies to American studies and from literary studies to romantic studies, this book  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Compelling and sometimes startling." - American Literary History"In our globalizing era, when migrant communities, refugees, and exiles increase ethnic diversity, the concept of a distinctively Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301318285> # Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics : romancing the postmodern novel
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "301318285" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh96003225> ; # Multiculturalism in literature
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/966910> ; # Identity (Psychology) in literature
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/883735> ; # Criticism
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111024> ; # Romanticism--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009114784> ; # American fiction--History and criticism--Theory, etc
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Event/geschichte_1971_2000> ; # Geschichte 1971-2000
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1073181> ; # Postmodernism (Literature)
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.609/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1100133> ; # Romanticism
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh94004952> ; # Identity (Psychology) in literature
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008109613> ; # Postmodernism (Literature)--United States
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101954> ; # Criticism--United States--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/845906> ; # Canon (Literature)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069960> ; # Politics and literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Topic/politics_and_literature_united_states_history_and_criticism> ; # Politics and literature--United States--History and criticism
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1028865> ; # Multiculturalism in literature
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Topic/literary_criticism_american_general> ; # LITERARY CRITICISM--American--General
    schema:bookEdition "1st ed." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/7605627> ; # Louis Freitas Caton
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:description "Using romantic theories, Caton analyzes America's contemporary novel. Organized through the two sections of ""heory₄ and "Practice", €Reading American Novels and Multicultural Aesthetics begins with a study of aesthetic form only to have it reveal the content of politics and history. This presentation immediately offers a unified platform for an interchange between multiple cultural and aesthetic positions. Romantic theory provides for an integrated examination of diversity, one that metaphorically fosters a solid, inclusive, and democratic legitimacy for intercultural communication. This politically astute cosmopolitan appreciation will generate an intriguing "cross-over" audience: from ethnic studies to American studies and from literary studies to romantic studies, this book will interest a range of readers."@en ;
    schema:description "Introduction : romancing the canon and the broad argument for post-metaphysics -- Dialectical and transcultural contexts : otherness, subjectivity, and Coleridge's vision -- Historical and ideological contexts : the burden of F.O. Mattheissen's American renaissance -- Multicultural and postcolonial contexts : philosophy's self and other -- Poststructural contexts : Paul de Man's uncertainty anxiety and the allegory of division -- A Southwestern Laguna Native American perspective : Western eyes and Indian visions in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony -- A Korean American perspective : tolerating truth and knowledge in Chang-Rae Lee's Native speaker -- A south Los Angeles Mexican American perspective : empty hope and full sensuality in Luis Rodriguez's Always running: La vida loca: gang days in L.A. -- An Antigua Caribbean American perspective : the quest for empowerment in Jamaica Kincaid's Annie John -- A white European American perspective : imagining family and community in Don DeLillo's White noise -- Conclusion : feeling romantic, thinking postmodern : last words on form in a multicultural age."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/319825969> ;
    schema:genre "Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/122261805> ;
    schema:name "Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics : romancing the postmodern novel"@en ;
    schema:productID "301318285" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/301318285#PublicationEvent/new_york_palgrave_macmillan_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> ; # Palgrave MacMillan
    schema:url <http://books.google.com/books?id=7rJlAAAAMAAJ> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=252583> ;
    schema:url <http://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-1-349-54012-9> ;
    schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0714/2007012831.html> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=370339> ;
    schema:url <http://www.palgraveconnect.com/doifinder/10.1057/9780230610286> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=191572> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=191572&ref=toc> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/10265209> ;
    schema:url <https://link.springer.com/openurl?genre=book&isbn=978-1-349-54012-9> ;
    schema:url <http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230610286> ;
    schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=370339> ;
    schema:url <http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/122261805.html> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781403984869> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230610286> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781349540129> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781281915726> ;
    schema:workExample <http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9780230610286> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/301318285> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Agent/palgrave_macmillan> # Palgrave MacMillan
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Palgrave MacMillan" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Event/geschichte_1971_2000> # Geschichte 1971-2000
    a schema:Event ;
    schema:name "Geschichte 1971-2000" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Topic/literary_criticism_american_general> # LITERARY CRITICISM--American--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "LITERARY CRITICISM--American--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/319825969#Topic/politics_and_literature_united_states_history_and_criticism> # Politics and literature--United States--History and criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85104470> ;
    schema:name "Politics and literature--United States--History and criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008101954> # Criticism--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Criticism--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008109613> # Postmodernism (Literature)--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Postmodernism (Literature)--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008111024> # Romanticism--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Romanticism--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009114784> # American fiction--History and criticism--Theory, etc
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "American fiction--History and criticism--Theory, etc"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh94004952> # Identity (Psychology) in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Identity (Psychology) in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh96003225> # Multiculturalism in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Multiculturalism in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1028865> # Multiculturalism in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Multiculturalism in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1069960> # Politics and literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Politics and literature"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1073181> # Postmodernism (Literature)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Postmodernism (Literature)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1100133> # Romanticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Romanticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/845906> # Canon (Literature)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Canon (Literature)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/883735> # Criticism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Criticism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/966910> # Identity (Psychology) in literature
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Identity (Psychology) in literature"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/7605627> # Louis Freitas Caton
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Caton" ;
    schema:givenName "Louis Freitas" ;
    schema:name "Louis Freitas Caton" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780230610286>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0230610285" ;
    schema:isbn "9780230610286" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781281915726>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1281915726" ;
    schema:isbn "9781281915726" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781349540129>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1349540129" ;
    schema:isbn "9781349540129" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781403984869>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1403984867" ;
    schema:isbn "9781403984869" ;
    .

<http://www.palgraveconnect.com/doifinder/10.1057/9780230610286>
    rdfs:comment "Palgrave (Restricted to the University of Ottawa)" ;
    rdfs:comment "An electronic book accessible through the World Wide Web; click for information" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/122261805>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301318285> ; # Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics : romancing the postmodern novel
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/301318285>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301318285> ; # Reading American novels and multicultural aesthetics : romancing the postmodern novel
    schema:dateModified "2018-01-05" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.