Download e-book for kindle: A History of Western American Literature by Susan Kollin

By Susan Kollin

ISBN-10: 1107083850

ISBN-13: 9781107083851

the yank West is a fancy sector that has encouraged generations of writers and artists. usually portrayed as a integral panorama that symbolizes promise and development for a constructing kingdom, the yankee West can also be a various area that has skilled conflicting and competing hopes and expectancies. whereas it truly is usually imagined as a spot permitting goals of recent beginnings for settler groups, it's likewise domestic to long-standing indigenous populations in addition to many different ethnic and racial teams who've usually produced assorted visions of the land. This heritage encompasses the intricacy of Western American literature via exploring myriad genres and cultural routine, from ecocriticism, settler colonial reviews and transnational thought, to race, ethnic, gender and sexuality stories. Written by way of a number of major historians and literary critics, this booklet deals readers perception into the West as a domain that sustains canonical and rising authors alike, and as a sector that exceeds nationwide obstacles in addressing long-standing international issues and developments.

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