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The Resource New strangers in paradise : the immigrant experience and contemporary American fiction, Gilbert H. Muller

New strangers in paradise : the immigrant experience and contemporary American fiction, Gilbert H. Muller

Label
New strangers in paradise : the immigrant experience and contemporary American fiction
Title
New strangers in paradise
Title remainder
the immigrant experience and contemporary American fiction
Statement of responsibility
Gilbert H. Muller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New Strangers in Paradise offers the first in-depth account of the ways in which contemporary American fiction has been shaped by the successive generations of immigrants to reach U.S. shores. Gilbert Muller reveals how the intersections of peoples, regions, and competing cultural histories have remade the American cultural landscape in the aftermath of World War II. Muller focuses on the literature of Holocaust survivors, Chicanos, Latinos, African Caribbeans, and Asian Americans. In the quest for a new identity, each of these groups seeks the American dream and rewrites the story of what it
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Muller, Gilbert H.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Immigrants in literature
  • American fiction
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
  • Ethnic groups in literature
  • Minorities in literature
  • Roman américain
  • Immigrants dans la littérature
  • Roman américain
  • Émigration et immigration dans la littérature
  • Groupes ethniques dans la littérature
  • Minorités dans la littérature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
  • Ethnic groups in literature
  • Immigrants in literature
  • Minorities in literature
  • Amerikaans
  • Fictie
  • Immigranten
  • Roman américain
  • Roman américain
  • Minorités
  • Immigrés
  • Émigration et immigration
Label
New strangers in paradise : the immigrant experience and contemporary American fiction, Gilbert H. Muller
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Promised land, postwar fiction and the immigrant experience -- Haunted by the Holocaust, displaced persons and the American dream -- Migrant souls, the Chicano quest for national identity -- Metropolitan dreams, Latino voyagers from the Caribbean -- Middle passage, the African-Caribbean diaspora -- Gold mountains, the Asian-American odyssey -- Searching for America
Control code
ocn607366129
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150130
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607366129
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
New strangers in paradise : the immigrant experience and contemporary American fiction, Gilbert H. Muller
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Promised land, postwar fiction and the immigrant experience -- Haunted by the Holocaust, displaced persons and the American dream -- Migrant souls, the Chicano quest for national identity -- Metropolitan dreams, Latino voyagers from the Caribbean -- Middle passage, the African-Caribbean diaspora -- Gold mountains, the Asian-American odyssey -- Searching for America
Control code
ocn607366129
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 270 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813150130
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)607366129
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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