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Narratives of Fracture: Defining

Ylce Irizarry

in Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039911
eISBN:
9780252098079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039911.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter illustrates how one's cultural identity is defined just as much by geographic location, gender, class, and political ideology than by perceived race or ethnic self-identification. It ... More


The Literary Culture of Colonial America: Theology and Aesthetics

Paul Giles

in Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640492
eISBN:
9780748652129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the role of aesthetics and theology in the literary culture of colonial America. It explains that the term America first came into general use through transatlantic dialogues in ... More


Beyond Sinology: Chinese Writing and the Scripts of Culture

Andrea Bachner

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164528
eISBN:
9780231536301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164528.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book looks at the history and usage of Chinese script to pinpoint the multiple connections that exist between languages, scripts, medial expressions, and cultural and national identities. It ... More


Introduction: Script Politics

David Der-wei Wang

in Beyond Sinology: Chinese Writing and the Scripts of Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164528
eISBN:
9780231536301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164528.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter begins with an analysis of the reinvention of the Chinese script during the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. It suggests that the performance of ... More


Introduction

in Poststructuralism and Postcoloniality: The Anxiety of Theory

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312304
eISBN:
9781846316166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316166.001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introductory chapter begins by considering debates over the interpenetration of poststructuralism and postcoloniality, and then argues that poststructuralist thinkers do not harbour any naïve ... More


The Conquest of Antiquity: The Travelling Empire of John Lloyd Stephens

Gesa Macleenthun

in American Travel and Empire

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846311802
eISBN:
9781846315084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846311802.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter, which examines the travelogues of nineteenth-century American archaeologist adventurer John Lloyd Stephens, argues that a postcolonial perspective illuminates the dialectics between ... More


The Call of Another’s Words

Jonathan Lear

in The Humanities and Public Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257041
eISBN:
9780823261468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257041.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents an account of how the words of the last great chief of the Crow Indians provoked a reaction, which led to an engagement with the Crow in a joint philosophical and psychoanalytic ... More


Rhea Galanaki, The Life of Ismai Lferik Pasha: The Trouble with Crete

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Rhea Galanaki's novel The Life of Ismail Ferik Pasha, which deals with nationalism and cultural identity based on the real life of its title character. Ismail Ferik ... More


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