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A genealogy of literary multiculturalism

Author: Christopher Douglas
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Christopher Douglas uncovers the largely unacknowledged role played by ideas from sociology and anthropology in nourishing the politics and forms of minority writers from diverse backgrounds.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Douglas
ISBN: 9780801477119 0801477115
OCLC Number: 753000755
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Awards: Winner of A 2009 Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title.
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Multiculturalism's Cultural Revolution1. Zora Neale Hurston, D'Arcy McNickle, and the Culture of Anthropology2. Richard Wright, Robert Park, and the Literature of Sociology3. Jade Snow Wong, Ralph Ellison, and Desegregation4. John Okada and the Sociology of Internment5. Americo Paredes and the Folklore of the Border6. Toni Morrison, Frank Chin, and Cultural Nationalisms, 1965-19757. N. Scott Momaday: Blood and Identity8. Ishmael Reed and the Search for Survivals9. Gloria Anzaldua, Aztlan, and Aztec SurvivalsConclusion: The Multicultural Complex and the Incoherence of Literary MulticulturalismNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Christopher Douglas.


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