Road-book America: Contemporary Culture and the New Picaresque (Hardback)
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Language: English . Brand New Book. In an alienating and ever-changing America, Sherrill demonstrates that the American Road Book is a way for both author and reader to travel together on a journey of self-discovery. N° de réf. du libraire AAJ9780252025464
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Critique: "An essential source for scholars who wish to understand how contemporary American literature reflects American culture, this unique book is an important contribution to the literature." -- Choice "[An] impressive, voluminously annotated study... Recommended to students of religion, whether their approach be primarily sociological or literary of from the vantage point of cultural studies." -- Eric Ziolkowski, The Journal of Religion ADVANCE PRAISE "A fascinating study of American novels whose antiheroes go on the road to comment on contemporary social issues." -- Anne Cruz, author of Discourses of Poverty: Social Reform and the Picaresque Novel in Early Modern Spain "From start to finish, Road-Book America is instructive and provocative. Not only scholars but anyone deeply interested in American life and literature will find Sherrill's book significant and scintillating." -- John K. Roth, author of American Diversity, American Identity: The Lives and Works of 145 Writers Who Define the American Experience "By lifting up an enormous and neglected body of fresh American literature, Sherrill has opened a new window on contemporary American life. His book taught me what I have not learned from the polemicists: that America is a wild and various place, untamed by simple categories yet available to those who trail behind the American picaros and picaras." -- William D. Dean, author of The Religious Critic in American Culture
Titre : Road-book America: Contemporary Culture and ...
Éditeur : University of Illinois Press, United States
Date d'édition : 2000
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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