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Bradford's Indian BookBeing the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Bradford's Indian Book: Being the True Roote & Rise of American Letters as Revealed by the Native Text Embedded in Of Plimoth Plantation

Betty Booth Donohue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037370
eISBN:
9780813042336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037370.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book, written partly in the Cherokee syllabary by a Cherokee critic, argues that William Bradford's Of Plimoth Plantation shows evidence of American Indian poetics. It is a revisioning of the ... More

Broadcasting Modernism

Broadcasting Modernism

Debra Rae Cohen, Michael Coyle, and Jane Lewty (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033495
eISBN:
9780813038315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033495.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

It has long been accepted that film helped shape the Modernist novel and that Modernist poetry would be inconceivable without the typewriter. Yet radio, a key influence on Modernist literature, ... More

Creole RenegadesRhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Creole Renegades: Rhetoric of Betrayal and Guilt in the Caribbean Diaspora

Benedicte Boisseron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049793
eISBN:
9780813050201
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049793.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book investigates the exilic literature of Caribbean-born and Caribbean-descent writers who, from their new location in North America, question their cultural obligation of Caribbeanness, ... More

Impossible ReturnsNarratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Impossible Returns: Narratives of the Cuban Diaspora

Iraida H. López

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061030
eISBN:
9780813051307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061030.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Since 1979, when travel to Cuba from the United States opened up, thousands of Cuban Americans have visited the island on a short-term basis to reunite with their families and reacquaint themselves ... More

José Martí, the United States, and Race

José Martí, the United States, and Race

Anne Fountain

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049748
eISBN:
9780813050447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049748.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book provides a comprehensive analysis of José Martí’s writing about race and ethnic groups and of the influence of his life in the United States (1880–1895) on these topics. Separate chapters ... More

Masculinity after TrujilloThe Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Maja Horn

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049304
eISBN:
9780813050126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049304.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book argues that discourses of masculinity circulating in the cultural and political sphere in the Dominican Republic, including in much of the country’s literary canon, structure notions of ... More

Missionary PositionsEvangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Albert H. Tricomi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The central premise of this book is that missionary evangelicalism has been an integral feature of American imperial ventures since the founding of the Republic. The book demonstrates that from the ... More

Shaw, Plato, and EuripidesClassical Currents in Major Barbara

Shaw, Plato, and Euripides: Classical Currents in Major Barbara

Sidney Albert

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037646
eISBN:
9780813043951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037646.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In this in-depth study of Bernard Shaw's most controversial drama, Major Barbara (1905), Sidney P. Albert traces the play's profound connections with Plato's Republic and Euripides's Bacchae, ... More

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