Reconceptualizing American Literary/Cultural Studies

Reconceptualizing American Literary/Cultural Studies : Rhetoric, History, and Politics in the Humanities

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Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 458g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138984744
  • 9781138984745

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"Cain's collection is essential reading for anyone concerned about how cultural studies is changing the English department forever."-Choiceshow more

Table of contents

Introduction, William E. Cain Rhetoric, Theory, Cultural Studies Rhetorical Hermeneutics in Theory, Steven Mailloux * Cultural Rhetoric Studies: Eating Books in Nineteenth-Century America, Steven Mailloux * Rhetorical Hermeneutics as Reception Study: Huckleberry Finn and "The Bad Boy Boom," Steven Mailloux Pragmatism, Rhetoric, Literary Theory Approaching the Historical, Giles Gunn * Rhetoric of Rhetorical Hermeneutics, Robert C. Holub Beyond the "Imaginary Museum:" Interested Readings, Interested Tropes, Louise Z. Smith American Studies: Literature, History, Criticism, Pedagogy Discipline of the Syllabus, Gregory S. Jay * Rhetorical Hermeneutics, Huckleberry Finn, and Some Problems with Pragmatism, Carl Freedman * Feeding on American Fiction, David B. Downing * Cultural Rhetoric and the Promise of Pragmatist Histories, Peter Carafiol Gender Politics, Feminism, Sexual Identity "My Kinsman, Major Mailloux:" Steven Mailloux as Feminist Critic, Dale M. Bauer * Rhetorical Hermeneutics and Gay Identity Politics: Rethinking American Cultural Studies, William J. Spurlin * Angels, Critics, and the Rhetoric of AIDS in America, Michael Sordi Commentary The Politics of Doing: A Partial Response, Steven Mailloux * Notes on Contributors * Indexshow more