The Resource Surface and depth : the quest for legibility in American culture, Michael T. Gilmore

Surface and depth : the quest for legibility in American culture, Michael T. Gilmore

Label
Surface and depth : the quest for legibility in American culture
Title
Surface and depth
Title remainder
the quest for legibility in American culture
Statement of responsibility
Michael T. Gilmore
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The idea of a common American culture is in retreat; arguments emphasizing difference have discredited the grand synthetic studies that marginalized groups and perspectives at odds with the master narrative. This work is an attempt to revitalize an interpretive overview
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
818/.08
Index
index present
LC call number
PS366.S62
LC item number
G55 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Surface and depth : the quest for legibility in American culture, Michael T. Gilmore
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Prologue: Freud's night out -- Three foundational documents and their indelibility -- Majoritarian and racial tyranny: Tocquevill and Beaumont -- Popular forms : Cooper and the western ; Poe and the detective story ; Fanny Fern and the celebrity novel -- The nineteenth-century canon: hidden in plain sight : The scarlet letter ; Melville's Moby-dick ; Thoreau's Walden ; James's The American -- Freud and film redux -- Twentieth-century classics and new technologies of legibility : Wharton's Summer ; Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby as a "modernist" western ; Hemingway's The sun also rises -- Race/erasure: Douglass to Roth -- Equivocal epilogue: total visibility in utopia and dystopia
Control code
ocm57419444
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198035879
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21928654
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57419444
  • pebcs0195157761

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