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Weak nationalisms : affect and nonfiction in postwar America

Author: Douglas Dowland
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Weak Nationalisms employs affect theory as well as traditional close reading techniques to explore the ways a range of writers negotiate nationalistic feeling that embraces core tenets of American liberalism while resisting and questioning the hierarchies that are often associated with nationalism"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Dowland, Douglas.
Weak nationalisms.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018046954
(OCoLC)1064247291
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Dowland
ISBN: 9781496216014 1496216016
OCLC Number: 1099254484
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: affected readers in an imagined community --
Moodiness: the everyday America of Beauvoir's America day by day --
Curiosity and its discontents: Steinbeck's Travels with Charley and America and Americans --
Hopefulness: on the road with Charles Kuralt --
Incredulity: reading Sarah Vowell --
Conclusion: affected critics, the nation, and the limits of critique.
Responsibility: Douglas Dowland.

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Explores the complex and dynamic ways in which emotions shape the post-World War II writing of the United States and argues that reading these narratives for their affects is to read for the  Read more...

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