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Their Country, Our Culture: The Persistence of the Cold War

Steven Belletto

in No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter six argues that many of the themes and concerns that preoccupied thinkers during the Cold War persist after 1989, a persistence that it visible both in the ways the conflict is explicitly ... More


4. Ethnic America Undercover: The Intellectual and Minority Discourse

Crystal Parikh

in An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literatures and Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230426
eISBN:
9780823235070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230426.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers narratives that actualize the metaphor of minority subjects as intelligence agents—racialized spies who are indeed “traitors” of their “own people.” It begins with a stalemated ... More


Seán Ó Ríordáin’s Private Language

Barry McCrea

in Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter reevaluates the meaning of the work of Seán í Ríordáin, considered to be the first great modern poet in Irish. í Ríordáin did not consider himself to be fully a native speaker of Irish, ... More


Mediated Business Interactions: Intercultural Communication Between Speakers of Spanish

Rosina Marquez Reiter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637201
eISBN:
9780748651559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637201.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This book examines mediated business interaction in Spanish. It focuses on communication between native speakers of Spanish from different Spanish-speaking countries with a view to informing our ... More


Speaking to the Soul: On Native Language and Authenticity in Papua New Guinea Bible Translation

Courtney Handman

in Consequences of Contact: Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195324983
eISBN:
9780199869398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195324983.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter addresses the construction of authoritativeness in Bible translation projects in Papua New Guinea. For the Summer Institute of Linguistics and its local branch, SIL PNG, the possibility ... More


Panlectal Grammars

Ken Lodge

in Fundamental Concepts in Phonology: Sameness and Difference

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748625659
eISBN:
9780748671410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625659.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology

The final chapter deals with the higher-level issue of what constitutes the same language. The notion of panlectal grammars is critically assessed and lack of knowledge of other speakers' dialect ... More


Interrupted Intertextuality in Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker

Amy C. Tang

in Repetition and Race: Asian American Literature After Multiculturalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190464387
eISBN:
9780190464400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190464387.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Chapter 3 reads Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker as a meditation on the conditions for entering the multicultural public sphere. Uncovering Lee’s intertextual repetitions of two modernist classics, ... More


Writing after the End of Empire: Composition, Community, and Creativity

David Huddart

in Involuntary Associations: Postcolonial Studies and World Englishes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380253
eISBN:
9781781381540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380253.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

This chapter studies the relationship between pedagogy, criticism, and creativity, in the postcolonial classroom. The specific example of Hong Kong is the focus, an example that emphasizes the limits ... More


The Stylistics of Professional Discourse

Martin Solly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748691692
eISBN:
9781474418546
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691692.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Why are doctors’ prescriptions illegible and why is the language of the law considered impenetrable to outsiders? Need they be so? Is it more difficult for non-native speakers of English than native ... More


Romantic Citizenship: Immigrant-Nation Romance, the Antifetish, and Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker

Juliana Chang

in Inhuman Citizenship: Traumatic Enjoyment and Asian American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674435
eISBN:
9781452947020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674435.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker to analyze why resolution in the domestic sphere coincides with failure in the public sphere. This novel has become one of the most talked-about ... More


Introduction: Under Scrutiny

Monica Chiu

in Scrutinized!: Surveillance in Asian North American Literature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838423
eISBN:
9780824869588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838423.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book examines surveillance in Asian North American literature, and especially how it affects Asian North American characters. It investigates acts of literary surveillance in novels that seek to ... More


The present perfective paradox in Sranan

Astrid De Wit

in The Present Perfective Paradox across Languages

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198759539
eISBN:
9780191820250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198759539.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The analysis of the present perfective paradox in Sranan hinges on one central marker, viz. the zero verb marker, which is considered to be a present perfective in this study, in line with the ... More


Cold War Logics, Cold War Poetics: Conjuring the Specter of a Red Asia

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter starts with a brief examination of Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker which includes details of the Korean War. It illustrates the focus on studying the discursive and rhetorical registers ... More


English and I: Finding the History of the English Language in the Class

Michael R. Dressman

in Approaches to Teaching the History of the English Language: Pedagogy in Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190611040
eISBN:
9780190611071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611040.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language

Challenges facing the History of the English Language (HEL) instructor include the students’ lack of preparation for such a course, as well as the students’ lack of motivation to see how this course ... More


Introduction: Unsettling Hermeneutics and Global Nonalignments

Jodi Kim

in Ends of Empire: Asian American Critique and the Cold War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816655915
eISBN:
9781452946221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816655915.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The book focuses on how contemporary Asian American cultural productions are used to reassess the Cold War. It initially cites Chang-rae Lee’s novel Native Speaker, particularly its reinterpretation ... More


Ambiguous Admittance: Consent and Descent in John’s Community of “Upward” Mobility

Tat-siong Benny Liew

in What Is Asian American Biblical Hermeneutics? Reading the New Testament

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831622
eISBN:
9780824869168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831622.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses how Asian American bodies often become suspects of espionage, especially since the threat of a shared body has much to do with divided allegiance and betrayal. Chang-Rae Lee’s ... More


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