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Pages: 331
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Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Thomas Waugh
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

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Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: R. Dyck, C. Reutter
Categories: Literary Criticism
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In one consequential volume, Crisscrossing Borders in Literature of the American West presents the cross-section of a fast-changing and greatly expanded field. Through interdisciplinary essays, this volume on the post-national West challenges the idea of a unified national story sustained by strategic exclusions. Contributors analyze the economic and environmental exploitation
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Pages: 340
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Joss Whedon is known for exploring philosophical questions through socially progressive narratives in his films, television shows and comics. His work critiques racial stereotypes, sometimes repudiating them, sometimes reinvesting in them (sometimes both at once). This collection of new essays explores his representations of racial power dynamics between individuals and
Mythohistorical Interventions
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Lee Bebout
Categories: Social Science
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The importance of myth, symbol, and image in the Chicano movement and beyond.