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Dislocating Race & Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism

Robert S. Levine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832264
eISBN:
9781469605654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887882_levine
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

American literary nationalism is traditionally understood as a cohesive literary tradition developed in the newly independent United States that emphasized the unique features of America and ... More


Prologue: Undoings

Robert S. Levine

in Dislocating Race & Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832264
eISBN:
9781469605654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887882_levine.4
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book is about literary practice in a historical mode. It does not set forth a new theory of American literary nationalism; it does not “locate” race and nation or offer any other ... More


Circulating the Nation: David Walker, the Missouri Compromise, and the Appeals of Black Literary Nationalism

Robert S. Levine

in Dislocating Race & Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832264
eISBN:
9781469605654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887882_levine.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter argues that the debates on the Missouri Compromise were crucial to the development of African American literary nationalism during the 1820s and 1830s because they had a pronounced ... More


Charles Brockden Brown, Louisiana, and the Contingencies of Empire

Robert S. Levine

in Dislocating Race & Nation: Episodes in Nineteenth-Century American Literary Nationalism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832264
eISBN:
9781469605654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887882_levine.5
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter considers Brown in relation to the “affairs of Louisiana,” and points to the limits of traditional formulations of U.S. nationalism, and literary nationalism, when viewed exclusively in ... More


Nations and Nationalism since 1492

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the idea of an Indian nation as well as the nationalism that always produces that idea. It first considers new theories of decolonization and new nationalisms that address both ... More


Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

ku'ualoha ho'omanawanui

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book is a literary analysis of Pele and Hiʻiaka literature from an indigenous, specifically Hawaiian perspective, one inspired by the larger discussions of Indigenous Literary Nationalism by ... More


Strange Nation: Literary Nationalism and Cultural Conflict in the Age of Poe

J. Gerald Kennedy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780195393682
eISBN:
9780190490621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393682.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

After the War of 1812, Americans belatedly realized that they lacked national identity. The subsequent campaign to articulate nationality transformed every facet of culture from architecture to ... More


US Discourse and the Expressivist Turn

Günter Leypoldt

in Cultural Authority in the Age of Whitman: A Transatlantic Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635740
eISBN:
9780748651658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635740.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter aims to relate the logic of literary professionalism to the rise of expressivist identity models, first identifying the locations of literary nationalism, and then looking at the North ... More


Introduction

Edward Whitley

in American Bards: Walt Whitman and Other Unlikely Candidates for National Poet

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834213
eISBN:
9781469606354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899427_whitley.6
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book focuses on three relatively unknown antebellum poets—African American separatist James M. Whitfield, Mormon pioneer Eliza R. Snow, and Cherokee journalist John Rollin Ridge—and the ... More


The Perils of Authorship: Literary Property and Nineteenth-Century American Fiction

Lara Langer Cohen and Meredith L. McGill

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/9780195385359.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the perils associated with American authorship during the early nineteenth century, with particular reference to issue of intellectual property and copyright. It begins with an ... More


Aloha Kīlauea, ka ‘Āina Aloha (Cherished Is Kīlauea, the Beloved Land): Remembering, Reclaiming, Recovering, and Retelling—Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo as Hawaiian Literary Nationalism

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

The final chapter considers Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo as a foundation and reflection of Hawaiian literary nationalism today, and how this literature continues to inspire Kanaka nationalism via the ... More


Hulihia Ka Mauna (The Mountain Is Overturned by Fire): Weaving a Literary Tradition—the Polytexts and Politics of the Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 6 explores the cultural and political value of the Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo within the context of Hawaiian literary nationalism during the historical period the narratives were published, ... More


Revolutionary Novels and the Problem of Literary Nationalism

Joseph J. Letter

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/9780195385359.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the Revolutionary novel written between 1820 and 1850, with emphasis on its “supplemental” relation to the American historical romance and to literary nationalism. As a genre, ... More


Nation and Regionalism in Walter Scott and James Fenimore Cooper

Gretchen J. Woertendyke

in Hemispheric Regionalism: Romance and the Geography of Genre

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190212278
eISBN:
9780190212292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212278.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In the first decades of the nineteenth century, venues such as the North American Review repeatedly called for a writer who could do justice to the nation through literature. It was not until Walter ... More


‘O n Lehua Wale i K ‘ana (The Lehua Blossoms Alone at K ‘ana): Weaving the Mo‘ok ‘auhau of Oral and Literary Traditions

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 2 discusses the cultural/historical background of the literature between 1860-1928. Traditional meiwi (poetic devices) and the transformation from orature to literature is centered within the ... More


“Changing by Enchantment”: Washington Irving’s Hermeneutics

Michelle Sizemore

in American Enchantment: Rituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190627539
eISBN:
9780190627553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627539.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter transitions to a discussion of “the people” as a nation, contextualizing its analysis within the rise of U.S. nationalism during and after the War of 1812. A work of American travel ... More


Mai Kahiki Mai ka Wahine, ‘o Pele (From Kahiki Came the Woman, Pele): Historicizing the Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the transformation of oral tradition to written literature, providing a larger historical and political context for the publication of Pele and Hiʻiaka moʻolelo. A synopsis of ... More


Lele ana ‘o Ka‘ena i ka M lie (Ka‘ena Soars Like a Bird in the Calm): Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo as Intellectual History

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 3 focuses on the first narratives published between 1860-1893, how they weave performance and literature, and how orature and literature are layered and intertwined within the publication of ... More


Ke Lei maila ‘o Ka‘ula i ke Kai ē (Ka‘ula Is Wreathed by the Sea): Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo and Kanaka Maoli Culture

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 4 discusses the role the Pele and Hi‘iaka mo‘olelo played in Native Hawaiian culture. It analyses the importance of the narratives as they are related to place, and the centrality of ... More


‘O ‘Oe ia, e Wailua Iki (It Is You, Wailua Iki): Mana Wahine in the Pele and Hi‘iaka Mo‘olelo

ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

in Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hi iaka

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679218
eISBN:
9781452947952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679218.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

Chapter 5 focuses on the little discussed cultural value of mana wahine, or the physical presence and spiritual/psychological strength of women. It analyzes the talents, skills of the main characters ... More


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