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Author Offizier, Frederike.

Title Crossroads in American Studies : Transnational and Biocultural Encounters. Essays in Honor of Rüdiger Kunow.

Imprint Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource (556 pages)
Series American Studies - A Monograph Series ; v. 269
American Studies - A Monograph Series.
Contents Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright ; Table of Contents; Frederike OFFIZIER, Marc PRIEWE & Ariane SCHRÖDER, Introduction; I. TRANSNATIONAL ENCOUNTERS; John Carlos ROWE, Transpacific Studies and the Cultures of U.S. Imperialism; Lars ECKSTEIN & Anja SCHWARZ, Epistemic Crossroads in the Pacific World: Re-Thinking Oceanic Histories with Tupaia's Map; Alfred HORNUNG, Touring Tibetan Villages: Life Writing on the Mountains; Mita BANERJEE, Cosmopolitanism and Its Discontents in Mira Nair's Monsoon Wedding -- Liselotte GLAGE, What's in Space? A Matter of Time.
Bernd-Peter LANGE, Aging across Cultures: Rabindranath TagoreNorbert P. FRANZ, Russia and Its Burgers, Soft-Drinks and Sushi; Erina DUGANNE, Becoming "Der Indianer": Andrea Robbins's and Max Becher's German Indians -- Gesa MACKENTHUN, Night of First Ages: Colonial Chronologies and Painful Transculturation; Josef RAAB, Neither Same nor Separate: Hemispheric Horizons of American Studies; Julia ROTH, Changing the Terms of the Conversation: Reflecting Transnationality in American Studies.
Antonia MEHNERT, Falling off the Hyphen: Transnational Trauma and Memories of Displacement in Junot Diaz's DrownKevin CONCANNON, Nation and Race in Nella Larsen's Passing -- Dirk WIEMANN, Placing "America" on the Map of World Literature; II. INTERMISSION; Klaus LÖSCH & Heike PAUL, Präsenz, implizites Wissen und Fremdheit aus kulturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive; Julia L. FOULKES, Dance and the City; Jan an HAACK, Have You Spread the "Good News"? Evangelical Mission as an Economy of Affect.
Stephanie SIEWERT, Fearing the Masses: Affective Contagion in Nathaniel Hawthorne's "My Kinsman, Major Molineux""III. BIOCULTURAL ENCOUNTERS; Holger KERSTEN, "It is better to be a young June-bug than an old bird of paradise": Aging from the Perspective of America's Greatest Humorist; Heike HARTUNG, Gendered Constructions of Aging: (In)Visible Older Women in Detective Fiction; Kornelia FREITAG, ""No Aging in India"", Or Why Herr K. Turned Pale; Philipp KNEIS, Elders in Exile: Three American Indian Stories of Survivance.
Ulla KRIEBERNEGG, Defeating the Nursing Home Specter? Celebrations of Life in the Canadian Short Film Rhonda's PartyRoy GOLDBLATT, Trying to Be "Forever Young" and the Reality of Old Age in Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story -- Timothy BRENNAN, The Problem with Post-Humanism; Contributors.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Subject Literature and transnationalism -- United States.
Culture and globalization.
Intercultural communication.
United States -- Civilization -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Priewe, Marc.
Schröder, Ariane.
Other Form: Print version: Offizier, Frederike. Crossroads in American Studies : Transnational and Biocultural Encounters. Essays in Honor of Rüdiger Kunow. Heidelberg : Universitätsverlag Winter, ©2016 9783825365929
ISBN 3825376168
9783825376161 (electronic bk.)