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The Resource American Babel : literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni, edited by Marc Shell

American Babel : literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni, edited by Marc Shell

Label
American Babel : literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni
Title
American Babel
Title remainder
literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni
Statement of responsibility
edited by Marc Shell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
809/.8973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN849.U5
LC item number
A48 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Shell, Marc
Series statement
Harvard English studies
Series volume
20
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Minorities in literature
  • United States
Label
American Babel : literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni, edited by Marc Shell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Babel in America -- The name of America -- "And in a Christian language they sold me": messages concealed in a slave's Arabic-language autobiographical narrative -- Unfaithful translation: bilingual versions as Greek-American strategies of concealment -- Disturbing the language peace: German-Jewish women poets in Aufbau, 1933-1993 -- Mordecai and Haman: the drama of Welsh America -- Ferdinand Kürnberger's Der Amerika-müde (1855): German-language literature about the United States, and German-American writing -- "Neither the King's English nor the Rebbetzin's Yiddish": Yinglish literature in the United States -- Homing pidgins: another version of pastoral in Hawai'i -- Irish Gaelic literature in the United States -- Alfred Mercier's polyglot plantation novel of Louisiana -- Written in sound: translating the multiple voices of the Zuni storyteller -- Contrapuntal languages: the games they play in Spanish -- America, everybody's other world -- The Gothic and the American-exotic: Baron Ludig von Reizenstein's Die geheimnisse von New-Orleans -- Grave matters: poetry and the preservation of the Welsh language in the United States -- Beyond the national tradition: Thuong Vuong-Riddick's Two shores/deux rives -- The Welsh Atlantic: mapping the contexts of Welsh-American literature -- Carved on the walls: the archaeology and canonization of the Angel Island Chinese poems -- Immigration blues: the portrayal of Chinatown life in Chinese-language literature in America -- "China" in the American diaspora -- Haitian literature in the United States, 1948-1986 -- Translingualism and the American literary imagination -- What is Aufklärung (in Pennsylvania)? -- "Prized his mouth open": Mark Twain's The jumping frog of Calaveras county: in English, then in French, then clawed back into civilized language once more by patient, unremunerated toil
Control code
49226132
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 520 pages
Isbn
9780674006614
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002023123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
American Babel : literatures of the United States from Abnaki to Zuni, edited by Marc Shell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Babel in America -- The name of America -- "And in a Christian language they sold me": messages concealed in a slave's Arabic-language autobiographical narrative -- Unfaithful translation: bilingual versions as Greek-American strategies of concealment -- Disturbing the language peace: German-Jewish women poets in Aufbau, 1933-1993 -- Mordecai and Haman: the drama of Welsh America -- Ferdinand Kürnberger's Der Amerika-müde (1855): German-language literature about the United States, and German-American writing -- "Neither the King's English nor the Rebbetzin's Yiddish": Yinglish literature in the United States -- Homing pidgins: another version of pastoral in Hawai'i -- Irish Gaelic literature in the United States -- Alfred Mercier's polyglot plantation novel of Louisiana -- Written in sound: translating the multiple voices of the Zuni storyteller -- Contrapuntal languages: the games they play in Spanish -- America, everybody's other world -- The Gothic and the American-exotic: Baron Ludig von Reizenstein's Die geheimnisse von New-Orleans -- Grave matters: poetry and the preservation of the Welsh language in the United States -- Beyond the national tradition: Thuong Vuong-Riddick's Two shores/deux rives -- The Welsh Atlantic: mapping the contexts of Welsh-American literature -- Carved on the walls: the archaeology and canonization of the Angel Island Chinese poems -- Immigration blues: the portrayal of Chinatown life in Chinese-language literature in America -- "China" in the American diaspora -- Haitian literature in the United States, 1948-1986 -- Translingualism and the American literary imagination -- What is Aufklärung (in Pennsylvania)? -- "Prized his mouth open": Mark Twain's The jumping frog of Calaveras county: in English, then in French, then clawed back into civilized language once more by patient, unremunerated toil
Control code
49226132
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 520 pages
Isbn
9780674006614
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002023123
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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