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The New North American Studies: Culture, Writing and the Politics of Re/Cognition

The New North American Studies: Culture, Writing and the Politics of Re/Cognition (Paperback)

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Winner of the English Book Award, Grand Prix du Livre 2006 de la Ville de Sherbrooke. In this original and groundbreaking study, Winfried Siemerling examines the complexities of recognition and identity, rejecting previous nationalized thinking to approach North American cultural transformations from transnational and interdisciplinary perspectives. Using material from the United States and Canada as case studies and drawing on a wide range of texts and theorists, he examines postcoloniality and cultural emergence from the sixties to the present against earlier backgrounds. Siemerling's argument for a retheorization of the field takes on the full history of multiculturalism debates, including radical readings of W.E.B. Du Bois and Charles Taylor and their relation to G.W.F. Hegel, and challenging many of the models of multiculturalism in use today. Tackling controversial subjects such as identity politics, The New North American Studies proposes a fresh outlook on the most central issues of North American cultural politics, from debates on canon formation to the role of racial and linguistic difference.

Concluding with a look at the future of cultural difference, Winfried Siemerling's study is an innovative rethinking of the whole field of North American Studies.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: general Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 21/10/2004 ISBN-13: 9780415335980  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Winfried Siemerling is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Universit� de Sherbrooke in Canada and is affiliated with the W.E.B. Bois Institute at Harvard. His book, ?Discoveries of the Other? (1994) was nominated for the Ren� Wellek Prize of the American Comparative Literature Association and the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies (MLA).

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