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Cities, borders, and spaces in intercultural American literature and film 1 edition

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Ana Ma Manzanas Calvo

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Cities, borders, and spaces in intercultural American literature and film
Ana M. Manzanas and Jesús Benito

Published 2010 by Routledge in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction : lingering on Times Square
Chiastic spaces: ports of entry, ports of exit
The migrational city in Chuck Palahniuk's "Slumming" : a story by lady baglady, and Helena Viramontes's "The Cariboo Cafe"
Unbound cities, concentric circles : Karen Tei Yamashita's Tropic of orange
Borderlands : middle spaces, hybrid bodies
The rhetoric of spatial cutting : borders, scars, open wounds
Terminal thinking : border narratives, airport narratives, and the logic of detention
Postscript conclusion : from The Great Wall to Babel.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Routledge transnational perspectives on American literature -- 8

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
810.9/358209732
Library of Congress
PS153.M56 M36 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24383859M
ISBN 13
9780415887212
LC Control Number
2010035077

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