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The American Agenda

Jonathan Mayhew

in Apocryphal Lorca: Translation, Parody, Kitsch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226512037
eISBN:
9780226512051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226512051.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

No study of Lorca's poetry on its own terms can explain why his poetry resonated so strongly in the United States. For an explanation of this resonance, this chapter turns to a set of purely domestic ... More


Milton’s Ludlow Maske and Remaking English Nationhood

David Loewenstein

in Making Milton: Print, Authorship, Afterlives

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198821892
eISBN:
9780191861024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821892.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, Milton Studies

Recent scholarship has devoted increasing critical attention to the complexities of Milton’s expressions of nationalism and England’s exceptionalism, although with less attention to his early works. ... More


Shared Mental Models of the Late Soviet Period

Gulnaz Sharafutdinova

in The Red Mirror: Putin's Leadership and Russia's Insecure Identity

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197502938
eISBN:
9780197502976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502938.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Russian Politics

This chapter advances a conceptualization of collective identity as a set of shared cognitive structures (or mental models) about the collective self. Below I argue that the Soviet Union was ... More


‘No Way Back Forever’: American Western Myth in Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy

Peter Messent

in American Mythologies: Essays on Contemporary Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237365
eISBN:
9781846312540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237365.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter explores another foundational myth of American civilization, the Western frontier, in Cormac McCarthy's The Border Trilogy. It analyzes the novelist's use of and deviations from classic ... More


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