By Yuan Shu, Donald E. Pease
This wide-ranging assortment brings jointly an eclectic staff of students to mirror upon the transnational configurations of the sector of yankee stories and the way those have affected its localizations, epistemological views, ecological imaginaries, and politics of translation. the quantity elaborates at the factors of the transnational paradigm shift in American stories and describes the fabric adjustments that this new paradigm has effected prior to now twenty years. The participants hail from numerous postcolonial, transoceanic, hemispheric, and post-national positions and sensibilities, allowing them to theorize a “crossroads of cultures” rationalization of transnational American reviews that strikes past the multicultural experiences model.
Offering a wealthy and profitable mixture of essays and case experiences, this assortment will fulfill a extensive variety of scholars and scholars.
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American Studies as Transnational Practice: Turning toward the Transpacific by Yuan Shu, Donald E. Pease