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Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion

Paul Giles


This title brings together fourteen essays written by Paul Giles between 1994 and 2009 on the subjects of American studies, literature and religion. In an introduction written especially for the collection, Giles traces the evolution of critical transnationalism as it developed through the 1980s and 1990s. The book includes Reconstructing American Studies (1994), one of the first articles to address the field from a transnational perspective, along with other pieces on methodological and practical issues surrounding the internationalisation of American studies. The essays on American literatur ... More

Keywords: Paul Giles, American studies, literature, religion, critical transnationalism, internationalisation, postcolonialism, Catholicism, slaves, Bruce Springsteen

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Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780748640492
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640492.001.0001


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Paul Giles, author

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