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America(n) matters : selected essays

Author: Peter Freese
Publisher: Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, [2018]
Series: American studies (Munich, Germany), volume 283.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Freese, Peter.
America(n) matters.
Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, [2018]
(OCoLC)1021861569
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Freese
ISBN: 9783825377779 3825377776 3825368521 9783825368524
OCLC Number: 1023857798
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Titel; Imprint; Table of Contents; Introduction: America(n) Matters; Europe and the American Dream; â#x80;#x9C;Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Wayâ#x80;#x9D;: The ""translatio""-Concept in Popular American Writing and Painting; The American Dream; Fett, sauber und versoffen: Zu drei zeitlosen Konstanten des amerikanischen Deutschlandbildes; Americans in Europe; The Two Cultures: Literature and Science; From the Apocalyptic to the Entropic End: From Hope to Despair to New Hope?; From â#x80;#x9C;Entropyâ#x80;#x9D; to ""The Crying of Lot 49"": Thomas Pynchon and the Entropic End. Invented Religions as Sense-Making Systems in Kurt Vonnegutâ#x80;#x99;s NovelsScience and Technology in Kurt Vonnegutâ#x80;#x99;s Novels; Surviving the End: Apocalypse, Evolution, and Entropy in Bernard Malamud, Kurt Vonnegut, and Thomas Pynchon; Changing Forms and Shifting Perspectives; Die Story ist tot, es lebe die Story: Von der Short Story Ãơber die Anti-Story zur Meta-Story der Gegenwart; Doctorowâ#x80;#x99;s â#x80;#x9C;Criminals of Perception, â#x80;#x9D; or What Has Happened to the Historical Novel; Universality vs. Ethnocentricity, or; the Literary Canon in a Multicultural Society. Teaching American Multiculturalism through Stories about â#x80;#x98;Growing Up Ethnicâ#x80;#x99;Textual Kaleidoscopes: American Identities; Bret Easton Ellis: From ""Less Than Zero"" (1985) to ""Imperial Bedrooms"" (2010); Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, â#x80;#x9C;Empire State of Mindâ#x80;#x9D;: A New Anthem to New York City?; Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Vietnam War: Sam Hughesâ#x80;#x99;s Quest in Bobbie Ann Masonâ#x80;#x99;s ""In Country"" (1985); Leslie Marmon Silkoâ#x80;#x99;s ""Ceremony"" (1977): Universality versus Ethnocentrism; Joe Leaphorn as a Cultural Mediator in Tony Hillermanâ#x80;#x99;s Mysteries. Trouble in the House of Fiction: Bernard Malamudâ#x80;#x99;s ""The Tenants"" (1971)A Medieval Crusader in Twentieth-Century New Orleans: John Kennedy Tooleâ#x80;#x99;s ""A Confederacy of Dunces"" (1980); T. Coraghessan Boyleâ#x80;#x99;s ""The Tortilla Curtain"" (1995): A Case Study in the Genesis of Xenophobia; Reprint Notices; Backcover.
Series Title: American studies (Munich, Germany), volume 283.
Responsibility: Peter Freese ; edited by Michael Mitchell, Markus Wierschem.

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