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作者 Dimock, Wai-chee, 1953-, author
書名 Through other continents : American literature across deep time / Wai Chee Dimock
出版項 Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2006
國際標準書號 0691114498 (hardback)
國際標準號碼 9780691114491
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館2F西文書區  810.9 D597th 2006    在架上    30500101281924
 文哲所  874.9 D582 2009    在架上    30580002730120
說明 243 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-236) and index
Introduction : Planet as duration and extension -- 1. Global civil society: Thoreau on three continents -- 2. World religions: Emerson, Hafiz, Christianity, Islam -- 3. The planetary dead: Margaret Fuller, ancient Egypt, Italian revolution -- 4. Genre as world systems: epic, novel, Henry James -- 5. Transnational beauty: aesthetics and treason, Kant and Pound -- 6. Nonstandard time: Robert Lowell, Latin translations, Vietnam war -- 7. African, Caribbean, American: Black English as Creole tongue -- 8. Ecology across the Pacific: coyote in Sanskrit, monkey in Chinese
Beginning with Thoreau as a tangled part of a global civil society, and Emerson as a tangled part of two world religions - Christianity and Islam - this text explores the loops of 'deep time' that link American literature to the civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, India, and China, as well as the languages of Africa
主題 American literature -- History and criticism
American literature -- Foreign influences
Globalization in literature
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
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