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The Resource American mythologies : essays on contemporary literature, edited by William Blazek and Michael K. Glenday

American mythologies : essays on contemporary literature, edited by William Blazek and Michael K. Glenday

Label
American mythologies : essays on contemporary literature
Title
American mythologies
Title remainder
essays on contemporary literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by William Blazek and Michael K. Glenday
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In United States culture, myth has played a significant role in representing the dominant ideologies of the nation as it emerged from colonial dependence to self-created superstate. In the period following the Vietnam War, however, such foundation myth has been radically challenged by the emergence of a range of new myths that set out to express America?s multicultural ethos. This essay collection questions the legacy of triumphalist mythology and explores the emergence of a more pluralistic, syncretic mythology that is central to the continual re-imagining of American communities. The thirtee
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Blazek, William
  • Glenday, Michael K
Series statement
Liverpool University Press - Liverpool English Texts and Studies
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  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Indian mythology in literature
  • Race in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Indian mythology in literature
  • Race in literature
Target audience
specialized
Label
American mythologies : essays on contemporary literature, edited by William Blazek and Michael K. Glenday
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Indians with voices: revisiting Savagism and civilization -- Wild hope: love, money and mythic identity in the novels of Louise Erdich -- Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee: mythologies of representation in selected writings on boxing by Norman Mailer -- The secret sharing: myth and memory in the writing of Jayne Anne Phillips -- The individual's ghost: towards a new mythology of the postmodern -- 'Cheap, on sale, American dream': contemporary Asian American writers' responses to American success mythologies -- 'No way back forever': American western myth in Cormac McCarthy's Border trilogy -- Native American visions of apocalypse: prophecy and protest in the fiction of Leslie Marmon Silko and Gerald Vizenor -- The brave new world of computing in post-war American science fiction -- Mythologies of 'estactic immersion': America, the poem and ethics of lyric in Jorie Graham and Lisa Jarnot -- Whose myth is it anyway? Coyote in the poetry of Gary Snyder and Simon J. Ortiz -- Aging, anxious and apocalyptic: baseball's myths for the millennium -- Finding a voice, telling a story: constructing communal identity in contemporary American women's writing
Control code
ocn276170253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846312540
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p6936
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276170253
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
American mythologies : essays on contemporary literature, edited by William Blazek and Michael K. Glenday
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Indians with voices: revisiting Savagism and civilization -- Wild hope: love, money and mythic identity in the novels of Louise Erdich -- Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee: mythologies of representation in selected writings on boxing by Norman Mailer -- The secret sharing: myth and memory in the writing of Jayne Anne Phillips -- The individual's ghost: towards a new mythology of the postmodern -- 'Cheap, on sale, American dream': contemporary Asian American writers' responses to American success mythologies -- 'No way back forever': American western myth in Cormac McCarthy's Border trilogy -- Native American visions of apocalypse: prophecy and protest in the fiction of Leslie Marmon Silko and Gerald Vizenor -- The brave new world of computing in post-war American science fiction -- Mythologies of 'estactic immersion': America, the poem and ethics of lyric in Jorie Graham and Lisa Jarnot -- Whose myth is it anyway? Coyote in the poetry of Gary Snyder and Simon J. Ortiz -- Aging, anxious and apocalyptic: baseball's myths for the millennium -- Finding a voice, telling a story: constructing communal identity in contemporary American women's writing
Control code
ocn276170253
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846312540
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt5p6936
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)276170253
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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