By Antje Dallmann,Eva Boesenberg,Martin Klepper
Approaches to American Cultural Studies presents an obtainable but entire assessment of the various variety of matters encompassed inside of American reviews, familiarising scholars with the heritage and form of yankee experiences as an educational topic in addition to its key theories, equipment, and concepts.
Written and edited by means of a world group of authors established basically in Europe, the publication is split into 4 thematically-organised sections. the 1st half delineates the evolution of yankee experiences over the process the 20th century, the second one elaborates on how American reports as a box is located in the wider humanities, and the 3rd inspects and deconstructs renowned tropes similar to myths of the West, the self-made guy, take place future, and representations of the President of the USA. The fourth half introduces theories of society corresponding to structuralism and deconstruction, queer and transgender theories, border and hemispheric stories, and demanding race conception which are relatively influential inside of American reviews.
This e-book is supplemented via a significant other site supplying additional fabric for learn (www.routledge.com/cw/dallmann). particularly designed to be used on classes throughout Europe, it's a transparent and fascinating introductory textual content for college kids of yank tradition.
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Approaches to American Cultural Studies by Antje Dallmann,Eva Boesenberg,Martin Klepper