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Rewriting early America : the prenational past in postmodern literature /
Christopher K. Coffman.
imprint
Bethlehem [PA] : Lehigh University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2019]
description
xxvii, 157 pages ; 24 cm
ISBN
161146255X, 9781611462555, 9781611462562
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imprint
Bethlehem [PA] : Lehigh University Press ; Lanham, Maryland : The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2019]
isbn
161146255X
9781611462555
9781611462562
contents note
Introduction: contemporary American literature and early America -- Berryman's Bradstreet and the end(s) of new criticism -- John Barth's metanarrative critique, or history as literature as reenactment -- Tradition and critique in Paul Muldoon's "Madoc: a mystery" -- Material values in Pynchon and Vollman -- The new world(s) of Thomas Pynchon -- Silence and places beyond power in the poetry of Susan Howe -- Conclusion: the problem of American origins, freedom from power, and Toni Morrison's A mercy.
catalogue key
12032352
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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