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Poetics of the Americas: Race, Founding, Textuality
     

Poetics of the Americas: Race, Founding, Textuality

by Bainard Cowan (Editor), Jefferson Humphries (Editor)
 
An interdisciplinary discussion on the complex relationship between poetic imagination and the character of civilization

From Sigmund Freud to Zora Neale Hurston, from Columbus to the Holocaust, from Moses to Monty Python, the topics covered in this collection create a stimulating background for a lively dialogue on the role of poetics in the Americas.

Overview

An interdisciplinary discussion on the complex relationship between poetic imagination and the character of civilization

From Sigmund Freud to Zora Neale Hurston, from Columbus to the Holocaust, from Moses to Monty Python, the topics covered in this collection create a stimulating background for a lively dialogue on the role of poetics in the Americas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807121429
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press
Publication date:
07/01/1997
Series:
Horizons in Theory and American Culture Ser.
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Bainard Cowan is associate professor of English and comparative literature at Louisiana State University and the author of Exiled Waters: "Moby Dick" and the Crisis of Allegory.

Jefferson Humphries is professor of English at Louisiana State University and the author of, among other works, The Otherness Within: Gnostic Readings in Marcel Proust, Flannery O'Connor, and FranAois Villon and Metamorphoses of the Raven: Literary Overdeterminedness in France and the South Since Poe.

Bainard Cowan is associate professor of English and comparative literature at Louisiana State University and the author of Exiled Waters: "Moby Dick" and the Crisis of Allegory.

Jefferson Humphries is professor of English at Louisiana State University and the author of, among other works, The Otherness Within: Gnostic Readings in Marcel Proust, Flannery O'Connor, and Francois Villon and Metamorphoses of the Raven: Literary Overdeterminedness in France and the South Since Poe.

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