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The Resource American fiction of the 1990s : reflections of history and culture, edited by Jay Prosser

American fiction of the 1990s : reflections of history and culture, edited by Jay Prosser

Label
American fiction of the 1990s : reflections of history and culture
Title
American fiction of the 1990s
Title remainder
reflections of history and culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jay Prosser
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Prosser, Jay
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Literature and society
  • Literature and history
  • History in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Emigration and immigration in literature
  • Race relations in literature
  • Nineteen nineties
Label
American fiction of the 1990s : reflections of history and culture, edited by Jay Prosser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Introduction/
  • Jay Prosser
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Transnational borders.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Outside in: Latino/a un-bordering in US fiction/
  • A. Robert Lee
  • p. 17
  • 3.
  • "Come change your destiny, turn suffering into silver and joy" : Constituting Americans/
  • Nahem Yousaf
  • p. 31
  • 4.
  • America as diaphor: Cultural translation in Bharati Mukherjee's The Holder of the World/
  • Krishna Sen
  • p. 46
  • Pt. II.
  • Race cathexes.
  • p. 61
  • 5.
  • Red, white and black: Racial exchanges in fiction by Sherman Alexie/
  • Andrew Dix
  • p. 63
  • 6.
  • In the shadow of the gun: African-American fiction and the anxieties of nostalgia/
  • Andrew Warnes
  • p. 76
  • 7.
  • Tragic no more? The reappearance of the racially mixed character/
  • Suzanne W. Jones
  • p. 89
  • Pt. III.
  • Historical narratives.
  • p. 105
  • 8.
  • way we were(n't): Origins and empire in Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon/
  • Stacey Olster
  • p. 107
  • 9.
  • Contesting the historical pastoral in Philip Roth's American Trilogy/
  • Derek Parker Royal
  • p. 120
  • 10.
  • Skating on a shit field: Tim O'Brien and the topography of trauma/
  • Brian Jarvis
  • p. 134
  • Pt. IV.
  • Sex images.
  • p. 149
  • 11.
  • painful progress: Queer fiction and the American protest literature tradition/
  • Zoe Trodd
  • p. 151
  • 12.
  • Regular Lolitas: The after lives or an American adolescent/
  • Kasia Boddy
  • p. 164
  • 13.
  • Glamorama, Fight Club, and the terror of narcissistic abjection/
  • Alex E. Blazer
  • p. 177
  • Pt. V.
  • Postmodern technologies.
  • p. 191
  • 14.
  • Beyond the Cold War in Don DeLillo's Mao II and Underworld/
  • Peter Knight
  • p. 193
  • 15.
  • Selfless cravings: Addiction and recovery in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest/
  • Timothy Aubry
  • p. 206
  • 16.
  • end of postmodernism: American fiction at the millennium/
  • Stephen J. Burn
  • p. 220
  • Index.
  • p. 235
Control code
ocn191865411
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780415435673
Lccn
2008004058
Label
American fiction of the 1990s : reflections of history and culture, edited by Jay Prosser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Introduction/
  • Jay Prosser
  • p. 1
  • Pt. I.
  • Transnational borders.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Outside in: Latino/a un-bordering in US fiction/
  • A. Robert Lee
  • p. 17
  • 3.
  • "Come change your destiny, turn suffering into silver and joy" : Constituting Americans/
  • Nahem Yousaf
  • p. 31
  • 4.
  • America as diaphor: Cultural translation in Bharati Mukherjee's The Holder of the World/
  • Krishna Sen
  • p. 46
  • Pt. II.
  • Race cathexes.
  • p. 61
  • 5.
  • Red, white and black: Racial exchanges in fiction by Sherman Alexie/
  • Andrew Dix
  • p. 63
  • 6.
  • In the shadow of the gun: African-American fiction and the anxieties of nostalgia/
  • Andrew Warnes
  • p. 76
  • 7.
  • Tragic no more? The reappearance of the racially mixed character/
  • Suzanne W. Jones
  • p. 89
  • Pt. III.
  • Historical narratives.
  • p. 105
  • 8.
  • way we were(n't): Origins and empire in Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon/
  • Stacey Olster
  • p. 107
  • 9.
  • Contesting the historical pastoral in Philip Roth's American Trilogy/
  • Derek Parker Royal
  • p. 120
  • 10.
  • Skating on a shit field: Tim O'Brien and the topography of trauma/
  • Brian Jarvis
  • p. 134
  • Pt. IV.
  • Sex images.
  • p. 149
  • 11.
  • painful progress: Queer fiction and the American protest literature tradition/
  • Zoe Trodd
  • p. 151
  • 12.
  • Regular Lolitas: The after lives or an American adolescent/
  • Kasia Boddy
  • p. 164
  • 13.
  • Glamorama, Fight Club, and the terror of narcissistic abjection/
  • Alex E. Blazer
  • p. 177
  • Pt. V.
  • Postmodern technologies.
  • p. 191
  • 14.
  • Beyond the Cold War in Don DeLillo's Mao II and Underworld/
  • Peter Knight
  • p. 193
  • 15.
  • Selfless cravings: Addiction and recovery in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest/
  • Timothy Aubry
  • p. 206
  • 16.
  • end of postmodernism: American fiction at the millennium/
  • Stephen J. Burn
  • p. 220
  • Index.
  • p. 235
Control code
ocn191865411
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xi, 244 p.
Isbn
9780415435673
Lccn
2008004058

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