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The American literary history reader

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Gordon Hutner.
    ContributionsHutner, Gordon.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS25 .A44 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination388 p. :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1113633M
    ISBN 100195095049
    LC Control Number94039554

    A New Literary History of America is a 1,page collection of essays. I suspect that most of the people giving this book a good review haven't actually read it all the way through, as I have. I suspect that most of the people giving this book a good review haven't actually read it all the way through, as I have/5. Her first book, Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies (Duke UP ), relied on a variety of theoretical and disciplinary lenses to understand the epistemological and social conditions of print culture and literary community for African Americans between and Her next book looks at the.

    Throughout this book I have pushed to the background a problem implicit in its title: Who (or what) is “the reader” in American fiction study? Functionally within my discourse, “the reader” is an interpretive device for literary theory, practical criticism, textual scholarship, and literary history. Pages in category "American literary magazines" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().(previous page) ().

      Werner Sollors earned his doctorate from the Freie Universität Berlin and holds the Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Chair as Professor of English and Professor of African-American Studies at Harvard University, where he joined the faculty in Coeditor with Greil Marcus of A New Literary History of America (), his major publications include Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in . Sheri Hoyte, managing editor of Texas-based Reader Views, said: “The book is a piece of literary art, stunning in both visual and textual representation. “It is a captivating and intellectual read that will be revered by historians, academics, and students of geography and history.”.


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