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Discovering difference : contemporary essays in American culture

Author: Christoph K Lohmann
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Features essays that employ Marx, Freud, Derrida, Lacan, feminist, and African American criticism to investigate topics ranging from cultural encounters at the time of the European conquest of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Discovering difference.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©1993
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christoph K Lohmann
ISBN: 0253336074 9780253336071 0253208157 9780253208156
OCLC Number: 27069880
Description: xvi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Why did the European cross the ocean? A seventeenth-century riddle / M. Jehlen --
American literature discovers Columbus / T. Martin --
Charlotte Temple's remains / E. Cherniavsky --
The underheard reader in the writing of the old Southwest / J.H. Justus --
Poe, plagiarism, and the prescriptive right of the mob / J. Elmer --
Hawthorne and the making of the middle class / M.T. Gilmore --
"Margaret Garner": a Cincinnati story / C.G. Wolff --
Antinomies of liberalism: the politics of "belief" and the project of Americanist criticism / C. Wolfe --
The great mother domesticated: sexual difference and sexual indifference in D.W. Griffith's Intolerance / M. Rogin --
Choicelessness as choice: the conflation of racism and sexism / C.A. Mitchell.
Responsibility: edited by Christoph K. Lohmann.


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