Transnationalism and American Literature: Literary Translation, 1773-1892 / Edition 1

Transnationalism and American Literature: Literary Translation, 1773-1892 / Edition 1

by Colleen G. Boggs
     
 

What is transnationalism and how does it affect American literature?

This book examines nineteenth century contexts of transnationalism, translation and American literature. The discussion of transnationalism largely revolves around the question of what role nationalism plays in the spaces and temporalities of the transatlantic. Boggs demonstrates that the

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What is transnationalism and how does it affect American literature?

This book examines nineteenth century contexts of transnationalism, translation and American literature. The discussion of transnationalism largely revolves around the question of what role nationalism plays in the spaces and temporalities of the transatlantic. Boggs demonstrates that the assumption that American literature has become transnational only recently – that there is such a thing as an "era" of transnationalism – marks a blindness to the intrinsic transatlanticism of American literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415999892
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/29/2009
Series:
Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature Series, #7
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
0.60(w) x 0.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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