The Palgrave Handbook of Comparative North American Literature

Editor/Author Nischik, Reingard M.
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Single-User Purchase Price: $195.00
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ISBN: 978-1-349-49006-6
Category: Language & Literature - American literature
Book Status: Available
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A first of its kind, The Palgrave Handbook of Comparative North American Literature provides an overview of Comparative North American Literature, a cutting-edge discipline. Contributors make important interventions into multiculturalism in North America and into U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada border literatures.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface and Acknowledgments
  • Section 1 Charting the Territory
  • 1 Comparative North American Studies and Its Contexts: Introduction - Reingard M. Nischik
  • 2 Imagining North America - Rachel Adams
  • Section 2 Perspectives on Multiculturalism
  • 3 Multiculturalism in the United States and Canada - Sabine Sielke
  • 4 Comparative Race Studies: Black and White in Canada and the United States - Eva Gruber
  • 5 Comparing Indigenous Literatures in Canada and the United States - Katja Sarkowsky
  • 6 Naturalization and Citizenship in North America - Mita Banerjee
  • Section 3 French-Language and English-Language Cultures in North America
  • 7 Comparative Canadian/Québécois Literature Studies - Marie Vautier
  • 8 Québécois Literature and American Literature - Jean Morency (Translation: Jo-Anne Elder)
  • 9 North America's Francophone Borderlands - Monika Giacoppe
  • Section 4 Regions and Symbolic Spaces
  • 10 The Literatures of the Mexico-US and Canada-US Borders - Claudia Sadowski-Smith
  • 11 Regionalism in American and Canadian Literature - Florian Freitag
  • 12 The North in English Canada and Quebec - Christina Kannenberg
  • 13 North American Urban Fiction - Caroline Rosenthal
  • Section 5 National, Transnational, Global Perspectives
  • 14 Modernism in the United States and Canada - Jutta Ernst
  • 15 Postmodernism in the United States and Canada - Julia Breitbach
  • 16 Literary Celebrity in the United States and Canada - Lorraine York
  • 17 North American Literature and Global Studies: Transnationalism at War - Georgiana Banita
  • Contributors
  • Works Cited