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The Resource Through Other Continents : American Literature across Deep Time

Through Other Continents : American Literature across Deep Time

Label
Through Other Continents : American Literature across Deep Time
Title
Through Other Continents
Title remainder
American Literature across Deep Time
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What we call American literature is quite often a shorthand, a simplified name for an extended tangle of relations." This is the argument of Through Other Continents, Wai Chee Dimock's sustained effort to read American literature as a subset of world literature. Inspired by an unorthodox archive--ranging from epic traditions in Akkadian and Sanskrit to folk art, paintings by Veronese and Tiepolo, and the music of the Grateful Dead--Dimock constructs a long history of the world, a history she calls "deep time." The civilizations of Mesopotamia, India, Egypt, China, and West Africa, as well as E
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dimock, Wai Chee
Dewey number
810.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS157 .D56 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Globalization in literature
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • American literature
  • Globalization in literature
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Label
Through Other Continents : American Literature across Deep Time
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Planet as Duration and Extension; CHAPTER ONE: Global Civil Society: Thoreau on Three Continents; CHAPTER TWO: World Religions: Emerson, Hafiz, Christianity, Islam; CHAPTER THREE: The Planetary Dead: Margaret Fuller, Ancient Egypt, Italian Revolution; CHAPTER FOUR: Genre as World System: Epic, Novel, Henry James; CHAPTER FIVE: Transnational Beauty: Aesthetics and Treason, Kant and Pound; CHAPTER SIX: Nonstandard Time: Robert Lowell, Latin Translations, Vietnam War
  • CHAPTER SEVEN: African, Caribbean, American: Black English as Creole TongueCHAPTER EIGHT: Ecology across the Pacific: Coyote in Sanskrit, Monkey in Chinese; Notes; Index
Control code
700687112
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400829521
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700687112
Label
Through Other Continents : American Literature across Deep Time
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Planet as Duration and Extension; CHAPTER ONE: Global Civil Society: Thoreau on Three Continents; CHAPTER TWO: World Religions: Emerson, Hafiz, Christianity, Islam; CHAPTER THREE: The Planetary Dead: Margaret Fuller, Ancient Egypt, Italian Revolution; CHAPTER FOUR: Genre as World System: Epic, Novel, Henry James; CHAPTER FIVE: Transnational Beauty: Aesthetics and Treason, Kant and Pound; CHAPTER SIX: Nonstandard Time: Robert Lowell, Latin Translations, Vietnam War
  • CHAPTER SEVEN: African, Caribbean, American: Black English as Creole TongueCHAPTER EIGHT: Ecology across the Pacific: Coyote in Sanskrit, Monkey in Chinese; Notes; Index
Control code
700687112
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400829521
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700687112

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