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Utopia and Cosmopolis - PB


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September 1998

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A discussion of Henry James and other utopian writers (Charlotte Perkins, Gilman, Edward Bellamy and William Dean Howells) and how the commercial and territorial expansion of the U.S. prompted these utopians to imagine a universal culture standing at the

Portrait

Thomas Peyser is Assistant Professor of English at Randolph-Macon College.

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"Peyser's study of four authors--Edward Bellamy, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, William Dean Howells and Henry James--examines their fictions through the dialectic of the identity of the self and the identity of the nation as it informs a shared interrogation of 'what it might mean to be a citizen of the world'. Peyser's excellent readings of his primary texts ... are shaped by the contemporary impact of immigration and imperialism, of globalism and nationalism, and of socialism and capitalism upon the individual and the communal. Peyser constructs an argument that is convincing in its controlled execution and careful symmetry."--European Journal of American Culture, Vol 19, issue 1
EAN: 9780822322474
ISBN: 0822322471
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1998
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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