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pleasures of Babel

Jay Clayton

pleasures of Babel

contemporary American literature and theory

by Jay Clayton

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences) in literature.,
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Language and culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Power (Social sciences) in literature.,
  • Minorities in literature.,
  • Narration (Rhetoric)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p171-195. -Includes indexes.

    StatementJay Clayton.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 209p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22033960M
    ISBN 100195083725, 0195083733

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He offers a lucid, cutting-edge look at the often stormy relationship. Get this from a library. The pleasures of Babel: contemporary American literature and theory. [Jay Clayton] -- Annotation The Pleasures of Babel acquaints the layperson and the expert alike with the creative and intellectual achievements of America's multicultural society.

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Clayton wants to map the intersections linking contemporary literature and theory, providing a healthy. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The pleasures of ignorance, by Robert Lynd.

Lynd, Robert, View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Blessings of Babel: Bilingualism and Language Planning. Problems and Pleasures by Einar Haugen. Hardcover (Reprint ) $ The book examines the changing relationship between minority languages and language policy and planning in the context of globalization, through an examination of the Irish language context.

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