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Surveying the American tropics : a literary geography from New York to Rio

Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool university press, 2013, cop. 2013.
Series: American tropics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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A collection of essays from distinguished international scholars that explore the idea of a literary geography of the American Tropics.

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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9781846318900 1846318904
OCLC Number: 895032221
Description: 1 vol. (X-365 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of illustrationsIntroduction - Maria Cristina Fumagalli, Peter Hulme, Owen Robinson, Lesley WylieA Tree Grows in Bajan Brooklyn: Writing Caribbean New York - Martha Jane NadellReading the Novum World: The Literary Geography of Science Fiction in Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao - Maria del Pilar BlancoInventing Tropicality: Writing Fever, Writing Trauma in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead - Hsinya HuangImperial Archaeology: The American Isthmus as Contested Scientific Contact Zone - Gesa MackenthunSpace Age Tropics - Mimi ShellerBlack Jacobins and New World Mediterraneans: Spectres of Comparison? - Susan GillmanThe Oloffson - Alasdair PettingerDark Thresholds in Trinidad: Regarding the Colonial House - Jak PeakeMicronations of the Caribbean - Russell McDougallGolden Kings, Cocaine Lords, and the Madness of El Dorado: Guayana as Native and Colonial Imaginary - Neil L. WhiteheadSuriname Literary Geography: The Changing Same - Richard Price and Sally PriceThe Art of Observation: Race and Landscape in A Journey in Brazil - Nina Gerassi-NavarroNotes on ContributorsIndex
Series Title: American tropics.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Cristina Fumagalli... [et al.].

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