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Accented America : the cultural politics of multilingual modernism

Author: Joshua Miller
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Modernist literature & culture.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Miller
ISBN: 9780195336993 0195336992 9780195337006 019533700X
OCLC Number: 660519159
Description: 414 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Language, Hygiene, and National Security --
Mencken and the Cultural Work of Polemical Philology --
Contemporary "American" as Standard Vernacular --
Intimations of Linguistic Immortality --
"A Standardization Not Imposed but Voluntarily Accepted" --
"Some Kind of Amalgamating Medium" --
Mapping Vernacular Variation --
Interlinguistic Traces and Invented Idioms --
The Making of Americans' Speech: Stein's Aural "english" --
Multilingual Fusion and the Limits of Cosmopolitan Expression: Dos Passos's U.S.A. --
Locutions of Dislocation --
"Flesh of Their Language" --
"Been Shapin Words T Fit M Soul": Jean Toomer's Cane --
"Out of the Oppressive Little Silence": Hidden Articulation in Passing --
"Ah Ain't Sees Nobody Pass. Not Yet": Larsen's "Sanctuary" --
"Kent'cha Tuck Englitch?": Linguistic Dissonance in Call It Sleep --
"The Purpose of Jewish Life Is Cultural, Is It Not?": The Politics of Trilling's Style --
The Return of the Depressed --
U.S. Empire and Imposed Syntax --
"Born a Foreigner in His Native Land": Paredes and Binational Speech --
"Citizenship, Then, Is the Basis of All This Misunderstanding?": Carlos Bulosan's America --
Idioms of Annexation --
Conclusion: "Say Something American If You Dare."
Series Title: Modernist literature & culture.
Responsibility: by Joshua L. Miller.

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