Intro -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Literature and Ethnicity -- 2. National Identity and Ethnic Diversity -- 3. Dedicated to a Proposition -- 4. A Critique of Pure Pluralism -- 5. The Multiculturalism Debate as Cultural Text -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- About the Author
What unites and what divides Americans as a nation? Opening with a survey of American literature through the vantage point of ethnicity, Werner Sollors examines the changing self-understanding of the United States from an Anglo-American to a multicultural country and the role writing has played in that process.
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