The Resource Our Conrad : constituting American modernity, Peter Lancelot Mallios, (electronic resource)

Our Conrad : constituting American modernity, Peter Lancelot Mallios, (electronic resource)

Label
Our Conrad : constituting American modernity
Title
Our Conrad
Title remainder
constituting American modernity
Statement of responsibility
Peter Lancelot Mallios
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Our Conrad is about the American reception of Joseph Conrad and its crucial role in the formation of American modernism. Although Conrad did not visit the country until a year before his death, his fiction served as both foil and mirror to America's conception of itself and its place in the world. Peter Mallios reveals the historical and political factors that made Conrad's work valuable to a range of prominent figures-including Fitzgerald, Faulkner, Richard Wright, Woodrow Wilson, and Theodore and Edith Roosevelt-and explores regional differences in Conrad's reception. He proves that foreign-authored writing can be as integral a part of United States culture as that of any native. Arguing that an individual writer's apparent (national, gendered, racial, political) identity is not always a good predictor of the diversity of voices and dialogues to which he gives rise, this exercise in transnational comparativism participates in post-Americanist efforts to render American Studies less insular and parochial
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Mallios, Peter Lancelot
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Our Conrad : constituting American modernity, Peter Lancelot Mallios, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891814
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Publication
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online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891814
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891814
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891814
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Our Conrad : constituting American modernity, Peter Lancelot Mallios, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11891814
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11891814
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891814
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891814
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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