discovery and settiement of America, it undeniably required death as a gift or deed from the "land of the living." William Carlos Williams's In the American ...
Author: Dana Medoro
Category: Literary Criticism
Working from the premise that the Puritan construction of America as a return to Eden endures into American literature of the 20th century, Medoro focuses on the rhetoric of cyclical regeneration, blood, and damnation that accompanies this construction. She argues that a semiotics of menstruation infuses this rhetoric and informs the figuration of a feminine America in the nation's literary tradition: America, as a New World Eden, is haunted not only by the Fall, but also by the "Curse of Eve." The book examines how 9 novels by Pynchon, Faulkner, and Morrison link variations on the figure of the menstruating woman to the bloody history of the United States and to a vision of the nation's redemptive promise.
North America - Economic conditions - 21st century. 5. North America - Politics and government - 21st century. 6. Free trade - North America. 7.
Author: Stephen Clarkson
Category: Political Science
This detailed, meticulously researched, and up-to-date treatment of North America's transborder governance allows the reader to see to what extent the United States' dominance in the continent has been enhanced or mitigated by trilateral connections with its two continental partners.
Sociology Series: Rights and Responsibilities Series Editor: Amitai Etzioni Praise for MARRIAGE in AMERICA \ Communitarian Perspective MARTIN KING WHYTE, ...
Author: Martin King Whyte
Publisher: Rights and Responsibilities
Category: Family & Relationships
The contributors to Marriage in America, inspired by the philosophy of communitarianism, consider an extensive roster of innovative policies and practices that are intended to promote a more supportive atmosphere for American marriages. A wide range of viewpoints are represented, with essays by legal scholars, social scientists, public policy advocates, family activists, and government program administrators. Visit our website for sample chapters!