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Title Globalizing American studies / edited by Brian T. Edwards and Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 341 pages) : illustrations
Contents American studies after American exceptionalism? : toward a comparative analysis of imperial state exceptionalisms / Donald E. Pease -- Bodies of knowledge: the exchange of intellectuals and intellectual exchange between Scotland and America in the post-revolutionary period / Kariann Akemi Yokota -- Ralph Ellison and the grain of internationalism / Brent Hayes Edwards -- Cold war, hot kitchen: Alice Childress, Natalya Baranskaya and the speakin place of Cold War womanhood / Kate Baldwin -- Circulating empires: colonial authority and the immoral, subversive problem of American film / Brian Larkin -- Scarlett O'Hara in Damascus: Hollywood, colonial politics, and Arab spectatorship during World War II / Elizabeth F. Thompson -- Chronotopes of a dystopic nation: cultures of dependency and border crossings in late Porfirian Mexico / Claudio Lomnitz -- Transpacific complicity and comparatist strategy: failure in decolonization and the rise of Japanese nationalism / Naoki Sakai -- War in several tongues: nations, languages, genres / Wai Chee Dimock -- Neo-orientalism / Ali Behdad and Juliet Williams -- American studies in motion: Tehran, Hyderabad, Cairo / Brian T. Edwards.
Summary The discipline of American studies was established in the early days of World War II and drew on the myth of American exceptionalism. Now that the so-called American Century has come to an end, what would a truly globalized version of American studies look like? Brian T. Edwards and Dilip Parameshwar Gaonkar offer a new standard for the field's transnational aspiration with Globalizing American Studies . The essays here offer a comparative, multilingual, or multisited approach to ideas and representations of America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
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Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject United States -- Study and teaching.
Exceptionalism -- United States.
Americanists -- Philosophy.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Edwards, Brian T., 1968-
Gaonkar, Dilip Parameshwar, 1945-
Other Form: Print version: Globalizing American studies. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010 9780226185064 (DLC) 2010018370 (OCoLC)587209596
ISBN 9780226185088 (electronic bk.)
0226185087 (electronic bk.)
1283058189
9781283058186
9780226185064
9780226185071
0226185060
0226185079