The Resource Predicting the past : the paradoxes of American literary history, Michael Boyden

Predicting the past : the paradoxes of American literary history, Michael Boyden

Label
Predicting the past : the paradoxes of American literary history
Title
Predicting the past
Title remainder
the paradoxes of American literary history
Statement of responsibility
Michael Boyden
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing from the social theories of Niklas Luhmann and Mary Douglas, Predicting the Past advocates a reflexive understanding of the paradoxical institutional dynamic of American literary history as a professional discipline and field of study. Contrary to most disciplinary accounts, Michael Boyden resists the utopian impulse to offer supposedly definitive solutions for the legitimation crises besetting American literature studies by ""going beyond"" its inherited racist, classist, and sexist underpinnings. Approaching the existence of the American literary tradition as a typically modern probl
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
810.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PS27
LC item number
.B69 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Predicting the past : the paradoxes of American literary history, Michael Boyden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-204) and index
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  • net
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
The pre-history of American literature : early prospects (1850-1910) -- Live and let live : debating contemporary literature (1890-1930) -- The uses of language : literary polyvocality and ethnic continuity (1880-1950) -- Precursors and exemplars : genealogies in American literary history
Control code
ocn715171831
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789461660107
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8xn7s1
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25669035
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)715171831
  • pebcs9461660103

Library Locations

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