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Ethnic Novels and the Construction of the Multicultural Nation to 1870

John Lowe

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/9780195385359.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the role of the ethnic novel in creating a multicultural nation during the period up to 1870. It first considers fictional depictions of the US-Mexico War and how they shaped ... More


Magia Sexualis, Sexual Subjectivity, and the Willfulness of Sexual Aim

Benjamin Kahan

in The Book of Minor Perverts: Sexology, Etiology, and the Emergences of Sexuality

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226607818
eISBN:
9780226608006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608006.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter argues that conceptions of magic, sorcery, witchcraft, and the occult have influenced constructions of sex and sexuality to a much greater extent than has been realized in the existing ... More


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