New PDF release: Transnational Na(rra)tion: Home and Homeland in

By John Dolis

This booklet examines American literary texts whose portrayal of "American" id includes the incorporation of a "foreign physique" because the precondition for a entire realizing of itself. This nexus of disconcerting textual dynamics arises accurately insofar as either citizen/subject and nationwide id rely on a undeniable alterity, an "other" which constitutes the secondary time period of a binary constitution. "American" id therefore unearths itself sarcastically con-fused and interwoven with one other tradition or one other kingdom, double-crossed within the enactment of itself. person chapters are dedicated to Benjamin Franklin, Washington Irving, Frederick Douglass, Louisa might Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Mark Twain.

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New PDF release: Transnational Na(rra)tion: Home and Homeland in

This booklet examines American literary texts whose portrayal of "American" id contains the incorporation of a "foreign physique" because the precondition for a accomplished knowing of itself. This nexus of disconcerting textual dynamics arises accurately insofar as either citizen/subject and nationwide id depend on a definite alterity, an "other" which constitutes the secondary time period of a binary constitution.

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