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The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945

Anna Brickhouse

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199729722
eISBN:
9780199399307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729722.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This book explores the career and legacy of Don Luis de Velasco, an early modern indigenous translator of the sixteenth-century Atlantic world who traveled far and wide and experienced nearly a ... More


Wheel Escape: Consumption Communities on the Road

James B. Twitchell

in Winnebago Nation: The RV in American Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167789
eISBN:
9780231537650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167789.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses consumption communities. A generation ago, Buckminster Fuller, a visionary, suggested that the nomadic life may well become the life of the future—an assumption now echoed by ... More


Mistranslation and Unsettlement

Anna Brickhouse

in The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199729722
eISBN:
9780199399307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729722.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

This chapter outlines the book’s key concepts by sketching out a history of American unsettlement that finds its origins story in La Navidad, the first European colony in the New World. Drawing upon ... More


Unsettling Novels of the Early Republic

Leonard Tennenhouse

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the nineteenth-century American novel that imagined the peregrinations of the unsettlement narrative and described a cosmopolitan world that was neither territorially bounded ... More


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