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The Resource Apostles of modernity : American writers in the age of development, Guy Reynolds

Apostles of modernity : American writers in the age of development, Guy Reynolds

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Apostles of modernity : American writers in the age of development
Title
Apostles of modernity
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American writers in the age of development
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Guy Reynolds
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Language
eng
Summary
Apostles of Modernity offers an original, in-depth study of the literary manifestations of this period of globalism in novels, memoirs, essays, reportage, and political commentary. Through close readings of texts Reynolds revisits and reassesses U.S. internationalism, showing how writers and intellectuals engaged with a cluster of topics: decolonization, the rise of the Third World, Islamic difference, the end of European empires, China?s enduring significance, and transatlantic and cosmopolitan identities. Throughout, the ideals of the United States as "apostle of modernity" and spo
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non fiction
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Apostles of modernity : American writers in the age of development, Guy Reynolds
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Apostles of modernity : American writers in the age of development, Guy Reynolds
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt1dfnv8x
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-255) and index
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Contents
The American writer and development : contexts of cultural internationalism -- The "skin game" : Du Bois, Wright, Malcolm X, Baldwin -- "You were in on the last days of Morocco" : Paul Bowles and the end of empire -- Sinophilia : China and the writers -- Nonalignment and writing : rich lands and poor -- Stone ages : Peter Matthiessen and Susan Sontag in Latin America and Asia -- African American representations of the Hispanic : remaking Europe -- Ugly Americans and vanishing Europeans : American presence, European decolonization -- "These great new times" : cosmopolitanism and contemporary writing
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1 online resource (268 pages)
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9780803216464
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