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Comparative American identities : [electronic resource] race, sex, and nationality in the modern text / edited with an introduction by Hortense J. Spillers.

Contributor(s): Spillers, Hortense J.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge, 1991Description: vi, 198 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0415903505 (pbk.); 9780415903509 (pbk.); 0415903491 (hard); 9780415903493 (hard).Subject(s): America -- Literatures -- History and criticism | Race in literature | Sex in literature | National characteristics in literature | United States -- Civilization | United States Cultural processes | English literature | United States | Sexualité dans la littérature | Race dans la littérature | Caractéristiques nationales dans la littérature | Amérique -- Littératures -- Histoire et critique | Nationale identiteit | Rassen (mens) | Sekseverschillen | Letterkunde | AmerikaansDDC classification: 813.009/355 Other classification: 18.06 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library Also issued online.
Contents:
Introduction : who cuts the border? : some readings on "America" / Hortense J. Spillers -- The unquiet self : Spanish American autobiography and the question of national identity / Sylvia Molloy -- Developing diaspora literacy and marasa consciousness / Vèvè A. Clark -- Toni Morrison's Beloved : re-membering the body as historical text / Mae G. Henderson -- Re-weaving the "Ulysses scene" : enchantment, post-Oedipal identity, and the buried text of Blackness in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Kimberly W. Bentson -- National brands/national body : Imitation of life / Lauren Berlant -- A small boy and others : sexual disorientation in Henry James, Kenneth Anger, and David Lynch / Michael Moon.
Walden's erotic economy / Michael Warner -- Fear of federasty : Québec's inverted fictions / Robert Schwartzwald.
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Introduction : who cuts the border? : some readings on "America" / Hortense J. Spillers -- The unquiet self : Spanish American autobiography and the question of national identity / Sylvia Molloy -- Developing diaspora literacy and marasa consciousness / Vèvè A. Clark -- Toni Morrison's Beloved : re-membering the body as historical text / Mae G. Henderson -- Re-weaving the "Ulysses scene" : enchantment, post-Oedipal identity, and the buried text of Blackness in Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Kimberly W. Bentson -- National brands/national body : Imitation of life / Lauren Berlant -- A small boy and others : sexual disorientation in Henry James, Kenneth Anger, and David Lynch / Michael Moon.

Walden's erotic economy / Michael Warner -- Fear of federasty : Québec's inverted fictions / Robert Schwartzwald.

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