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Author Lauter, Paul.

Title From Walden Pond to Jurassic Park [electronic resource] : activism, culture, & American studies / Paul Lauter.

Imprint Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 288 p. : ill.
Series New Americanists
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
New Americanists.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-280) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. Practicing American Studies -- Ch. 1. Reconfiguring Academic Disciplines: The Emergence of American Studies -- Ch. 2. American Studies, American Politics, and the Reinvention of Class -- Ch. 3. Versions of Nashville, Visions of American Studies -- Ch. 4. Culture and Conformity in Wartime America: My Junior High School Songbook -- Ch. 5. Dinosaur Culture: From Mansfield Park to Jurassic Park -- Pt. 2. American Studies in a Racialized World -- Ch. 6. American Studies and Ethnic Studies at the Borderlands Crossroads -- Ch. 7. Of Chadors and Capital -- Ch. 8. Fiction as Exploration: The Novels of Charles Chesnutt -- Pt. 3. Revisiting the Canon: The Question of Modernism -- Ch. 9. Reflecting on The Health Anthology of American Literature -- Ch. 10. Melville Climbs the Canon -- Ch. 11. And Now, Ladies and Gentlemen, May I Present Miss Amy Lowell -- Ch. 12. Cold War Culture and the Construction of Modernism.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Social movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Study and teaching -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Study and teaching -- Political aspects -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780822380474
0822326760 (acid-free paper)
9780822326762 (acid-free paper)
082232671X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780822326717 (pbk. : acid-free paper)

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