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ImpostorsLiterary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Impostors: Literary Hoaxes and Cultural Authenticity

Christopher L. Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226590950
eISBN:
9780226591148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226591148.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Impostors analyzes two national traditions of literary hoaxing: those in the United States and in France, arguing that the latter has not received the attention it merits. In a context of open ... More

On Interpretive Conflict

On Interpretive Conflict

John Frow

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226613956
eISBN:
9780226614144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226614144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is a book about the institutions that organize interpretation and the conflict of interpretations. Through a series of four extended case studies, it explores a series of diverse but overlapping ... More

Total MobilizationWorld War II and American Literature

Total Mobilization: World War II and American Literature

Roy Scranton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226637280
eISBN:
9780226637457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226637457.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

For most readers, the literature of World War II is a literature of trauma: think Catch–22 or “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner.” For many, war is itself synonymous with trauma, typically ... More

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