I Sing the Body Politic: History as Prophecy in Contemporary American Literature

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The end of George W. Bush's imperial presidency means that the wreckage of the republic's political ideals is now subject to a vigorous reassessment. In essays by five senior scholars, major works of American literature and film are analyzed in the context of a larger set of arguments about American injustice at home and across the empire.

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Overview

The end of George W. Bush's imperial presidency means that the wreckage of the republic's political ideals is now subject to a vigorous reassessment. In essays by five senior scholars, major works of American literature and film are analyzed in the context of a larger set of arguments about American injustice at home and across the empire.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780773536333
  • Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

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Peter Swirski is director of American Studies at Hong Kong University and author of numerous books, including A Stanislaw Lem Reader, From Lowbrow to Nobrow, The Art and Science of Stanislaw Lem, and All Roads Lead to the American City.
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