Paris in American Literatures: On Distance as a Literary Resource

Paris in American Literatures: On Distance as a Literary Resource


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ISBN-13: 9781611478105
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publication date: 02/24/2015
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera is assistant professor of Humanities at University of Puerto Rico, the National Endowment for the Humanities Visiting Chair of Migrant/Transnational Studies at Albright College, and Fulbright Lecturer at Universidad del Azuay.

Vamsi K. Koneru is a licensed clinical psychologist at Community Mental Health Affiliates, Inc. in New Britain, CT, where he specializes in migrant psychology.

Table of Contents


Introduction On Distance as a Literary Resource, Jeffrey Herlihy and Vamsi K. Koneru

Chapter 1 Emerson in Paris, C.R. Resetarits

Chapter 2 Je l’ai dans mon sang!—Paris in Edith Wharton’s Madame de Treymes, Marta Miquel-Baldellou

Chapter 3Forget Paris: Sherwood Anderson and the American Expatriate Grotesque, Carl Miller

Chapter 4 From Dada to Nada: The Dadaist Influence on Hemingway’s Works Between
1922-1926, Jonathan Austad

Chapter 5 The Nightinghouls of Paris: Robert McAlmon’s Queer Paternalism and
The Twilight of the Expatriate Movement, Chase Dimock

Chapter 6 Miller’s Henry and Henry’s Paris, Katy Masuga

Chapter 7Chicago Adventures in Paris: Foreignness and Saul Bellow’s Creative
Opposition, Matthew Crowe

Chapter 8 The Road to Paris in Tim O’Brien’s Going After Cacciato, Nanette Norris

Chapter 9“What Keeps you here?”: Paris, Language, and Exile in The Book of Salt by Monique Truong, Daniela Fargione

Epilogue: The Futures of American Paris, Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera and Vamsi K. Koneru

Notes on Contributors

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