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Title :For the Land, Not the State : Post-National Multicultural Literature
Authors :Murphy, Patrick D.
Issue Date :2004
Abstract :This essay argues that there is developing in the United States a literature that counters national identity and nationalism by emphasizing relationships to the land and specific regions as a different kind of social construction in contradiction to the society of the nation state. Writers are producing this literature from various traditional ethnic heritages, but the definition ofmulticulturalneeds to be expanded to include authors who identify with micro-cultures. This post-national multicultural literature is organized into four heuristic categories : transnational, bioregional, new agrarian, and futurist. Authors treated include Anzaldua, Berry, Escamill, Hogan, Masumoto, Mora, Piercy, Silko, Snyder, and Yamashita.
Type Local :紀要論文
ISSN :1349-1032
Publisher :The American Studies Center of the University of the Ryukyus
URI :http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12000/6768
Citation :The Okinawan Journal of American Studies no.1 p.1 -6
Appears in Collections:No.1 (2004)

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