Occupying Space in American Literature and Culture: Static Heroes, Social Movements and Empowerment

Occupying Space in American Literature and Culture: Static Heroes, Social Movements and Empowerment

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415727525
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/01/2014
Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature Series
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ana María Manzanas is Associate Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Salamanca, Spain.

Jesús Benito is Associate Professor of American Literature at the University of Valladolid, Spain.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Spatial and Ideological Occupations 1. Emptying Out the Premises: Static Heroes Reclaiming Space 2. Places of Eviction and Places of Self-Exemption: The Homeless in William Kennedy’s Ironweed and Don DeLillo’s Cosmopolis 3. Circling the Alien: Camp Logic in Austerlitz, Citizen 13660, and Lunar Braceros 2125-2148 4. IV - Between Border and Dwelling: The Divisibility of the Line in Frozen River and Welcome 5. From Bartleby to Occupy Wall Street: The Politics of Empty Spaces

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