7 edition of crossroads of American history and literature found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Philip F. Gura.|
|LC Classifications||PS217.H57 G87 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 286 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||286|
|ISBN 10||0271015217, 0271015225|
|LC Control Number||95020048|
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Literature and Theology in Early-Modern England is a one-day colloquium to mark the launch of Crossroads of Knowledge in Early Modern England: the Place of Literature, a five-year interdisciplinary research project, funded by the European Research Council. The colloquium will look from a variety of perspectives at the intersection of theology. Reading literary and historical texts students will consider how the crossroads X carries specific meanings for an Afro-Native literary tradition. We will bring Scott Lyons's theory of the X mark, as the signature Native people placed on treaties, to issues of coercion and .
Humanities at the Crossroads is a national initiative to better understand the status and future of the academic and public humanities in American life, and to research the variety of ways the humanities have been practiced, transformed, supported, evaluated, and justified over the past 50 years. Online Book: Language: English: Published: Berlin ; London: Springer, c Series: Second language learning and teaching. Subjects: American literature > History and criticism. Boundaries in literature. Culture in literature. English literature > History and criticism. a Crossroads in literature and culture |h [electronic resource].
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: The Crossroads crossroads of American history and literature book American History and Literature (): Philip F. Gura: Books. The Crossroads of American History and Literature collects two decades' worth of the best-known essays of Philip F. Gura. Beginning with a definitive overview of studies of colonial literature, Gura ranges through such subjects in colonial American history as the intellectual life of the Connecticut River Valley, Cotton Mather's understanding of political leadership, and the religious.
“America’s Crossroads --Buffalo’s Canal District/ Dante Place-The Making of a City”. In the course of the research for that book, the authors discovered some legends one of which was the “battle of the bridge” (Buffalo prostitutes taking on NYC prostitutes at a Canal Street bridge when the latter supposedly came to move in on business for the Pan American Exposition.)/5(5).
Editorial Reviews. Crossroads is a significant book for two reasons: the essays it contains remain a rich repository of high quality scholarship on American literature and cultural history, and it models the rigors and rewards of a prolonged commitment to a set of methodologies and lines of inquiry directed not by academic fashion but by an unflagging desire to pursue the meaning of complex Pages: The Crossroads of American History and Literature Philip F.
Gura “Crossroads is a significant book for two reasons: the essays it contains remain a rich repository of high quality scholarship on American literature and cultural history, and it models the rigors and rewards of a prolonged commitment to a set of methodologies and lines of inquiry directed not by academic fashion but by an.
The Crossroads of American History and Literature Philip F. Gura The Pennsylvania State University Press, xii + pages. Paper $ Jonathan Edwards, Religion, Tradition, & American Culture Joseph A.
Conforti University of North Carolina Press, xiv + pages. Cloth $, paper $ Book listing pages for American Crossroads titles. The goal of the American Crossroads series is to expand and deepen our understanding of race and ethnicity in the United States, today and in the past, by publishing intellectually challenging, engagingly written books of substance and broad interest.
The book contains a selection of papers focusing on the idea of crossing boundaries in literary and cultural texts composed in English. The authors come from different methodological schools and analyse texts coming from different periods and cultures, trying to find common ground (the theme of the volume) between the apparently generically and temporarily varied works and phenomena.
The book contains a selection of papers focusing on the idea of crossing boundaries in literary and cultural texts composed in English. The authors come from different methodological schools and. The Crossroads of American History and Literature collects two decades' worth of the best-known essays of Philip F.
Gura. Beginning with a definitive overview of studies of colonial literature, Gura ranges through such subjects in colonial American history as the intellectual life of the Connecticut River Valley, Cotton Mather's understanding of political leadership, and the religious Brand: Penn State University Press.
Books shelved as american-history-and-literature: A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn, The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming th. The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got That Way: The American Musical and the Formation of National Identity: American Mythos: Why Our Best Efforts to Be a Better Nation Fall Short: American Naval History, Overcoming the Colonial Legacy: In the Vodou tradition, Papa Legba is the lwa of crossroads.
Blues songs. In Western folk mythology, a crossroads can be used to summon a demon in order to broker a supernatural deal. This legend can be seen in many stories. For example, in 's Faust, the titular character summons the demon Mephistopheles at a crossroads.
Crossroads Modernism provides an in-depth look at how West African cultural legacies are brought to bear in the structure of a truly African American modernist creative process. Whereas much has been said about the (generally racist) use of "blackness" in constituting modernism, Crossroads Modernism is the first book to expose the key role that modernism has played in the constitution of.
“The American Story: Conversations With Master Historians” by David M. Rubenstein is the perfect book to do so. In it, Rubenstein asks famous historians about the legacies of compelling people. Crossroads in Literature and Culture focuses on the idea of crossing boundaries in English literary and cultural texts.
Authors from various disciplines analyse texts from varying periods of history and cultures, in search of what similarities exist between them.
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AICL's Best Books of AICL's Best Books of Days of Destiny: Crossroads in American History edited by James M. McPherson and Alan Brinkley is a book that brings thirty-one of todays best-selling and most respected historians together into a project that is engaging with unparalleled scholarship, as the question that is asked are there moments in American History when something old ends and something new begins.5/5(2).
Earlier in the book, I was tempted to give this 4 stars, but as the book raced (as in whoosh) to an end, I simply felt way too much ground was being covered in too short a space ( pages, excluding endnotes, etc.).On the good side, Crossroads of Freedom: Antietam is a marvel of economy.
McPherson knows his subject inside and out.4/5. Alfred Kazin wrote literary history (An American Procession , God and the American Writer ) and autobiography (Starting Out in the Thirties , New York Jew ), while Irving Howe produced studies at the crossroads of literature and politics, such as Politics and the Novel (), as well as a major history of Jewish.
Journal of Southern History “[A] must read text for courses on US history, but also may interest general audiences.”--History: Reviews of New Books “Crossroads at Clarksdale offers an important understanding of the strengths and limitations of the black freedom movement.”- .AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE FOR CLASSROOM USE Gr.
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