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Mourning the Loss: The “Great Sullenness” and the Contours of American Manhood

John Ibson

in The Mourning After: Loss and Longing among Midcentury American Men

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226576541
eISBN:
9780226576718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226576718.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Male isolation in America was by no means new in the aftermath of World War II, but it was arguably worse than ever before. Building upon the previous chapters, Chapter Five fully develops the book’s ... More


Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture

Douglas R. Anderson

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225507
eISBN:
9780823235506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225507.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This book begins with the assumption that philosophy—the Greek love of wisdom—is alive and well in American culture. At the same time, professional philosophy remains relatively invisible. This book ... More


Voracious Readers: The Latin American Lettered City and the US Literature of Experience

Jeffrey Lawrence

in Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers how Latin American writer-readers of the turn of the millenium, especially Ricardo Piglia, Roberto Bolaño, and Cristina Rivera, have made visible the implicit cultural and ... More


Introduction Inheritance, Teaching, and the Insane Angels of American Culture: Our Cultural Invisibility

Douglas R. Anderson

in Philosophy Americana: Making Philosophy at Home in American Culture

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823225507
eISBN:
9780823235506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823225507.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to discuss American life with the aim of locating places in the wider culture where professional philosophy in the distinctively ... More


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