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The Resource Violet America : regional cosmopolitanism in U.S. fiction since the Great Depression, Jason Arthur

Violet America : regional cosmopolitanism in U.S. fiction since the Great Depression, Jason Arthur

Label
Violet America : regional cosmopolitanism in U.S. fiction since the Great Depression
Title
Violet America
Title remainder
regional cosmopolitanism in U.S. fiction since the Great Depression
Statement of responsibility
Jason Arthur
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Violet America takes on the long habit among literary historians and critics of thinking about large segments of American literary production in terms of regionalism. Jason Arthur argues that classifying broad swaths of American literature as regionalist or "local color" writing brings with it a set of assumptions, informed by longstanding habits of thought about American culture, that marginalize important literary works and deform our understanding of them. Moreover, these assumptions reinforce our ideas about the divisions between city and country, coast and center, cosmopo
Member of
Cataloging source
LGG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Arthur, Jason
Dewey number
813/.309382
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.R4
LC item number
A78 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The new American canon : the Iowa series in contemporary literature and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Regionalism in literature
  • Cosmopolitanism in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • Cosmopolitanism in literature
  • Regionalism in literature
  • Literatur
  • Weltbürgertum
  • Regionalismus
  • USA
Label
Violet America : regional cosmopolitanism in U.S. fiction since the Great Depression, Jason Arthur
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Introduction: regional cosmopolitanism -- Specific soil: James agee and the poverty of documentary work -- Pavement: Jack Kerouac and the delocalization of America -- The chinatown and the city: Maxine Hong Kingston and the relocalization of San Francisco -- The deflowering of New England: Russell Banks and the wages of cosmopolitanism -- Violet America: Jonathan Franzen and the unity of discord
Control code
840818354
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609381486
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20n7s59
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)840818354
Label
Violet America : regional cosmopolitanism in U.S. fiction since the Great Depression, Jason Arthur
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Introduction: regional cosmopolitanism -- Specific soil: James agee and the poverty of documentary work -- Pavement: Jack Kerouac and the delocalization of America -- The chinatown and the city: Maxine Hong Kingston and the relocalization of San Francisco -- The deflowering of New England: Russell Banks and the wages of cosmopolitanism -- Violet America: Jonathan Franzen and the unity of discord
Control code
840818354
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781609381486
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt20n7s59
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)840818354

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