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Why is English Literature?

Language and Letters for the Twenty-First Century

Authors: Bonfiglio, T.

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Why is English synonymous with literature in the United States? Bonfiglio contextualizes the rising hegemony of English within the anti-labor, anti-immigration, xenophobic, mercantile, militarist, and technocratic ideologies that arose in the US in the first half of twentieth century.

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Thomas Paul Bonfiglio is a Professor of Comparative Literature and Linguistics in The Department of Modern Literatures and Cultures at The University of Richmond, USA.

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"Why is English Literature? opens a fresh perspective on current discussions of globalization and transnationalism that will enliven literary studies in English and American literature departments." - John Michael, University of Rochester, USA


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook £59.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Why is English Literature?
Book Subtitle
Language and Letters for the Twenty-First Century
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Thomas Paul Bonfiglio
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-37554-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137375544
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-37987-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 160
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations
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