The Colonizer Abroad : Island Representations in American Prose from Herman Melville to Jack London Christo McBride

ISBN: 9780415970624

Published: May 11th 2004

Hardcover

192 pages


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The Colonizer Abroad : Island Representations in American Prose from Herman Melville to Jack London  by  Christo McBride

The Colonizer Abroad : Island Representations in American Prose from Herman Melville to Jack London by Christo McBride
May 11th 2004 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 192 pages | ISBN: 9780415970624 | 5.15 Mb

Looking at a diverse series of authors--Herman Melville, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Mark Twain, Charles Warren Stoddard, and Jack London--The Colonizer Abroad claims that as the U.S. emerged as a colonial power in the nineteenth and twentiethMoreLooking at a diverse series of authors--Herman Melville, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Mark Twain, Charles Warren Stoddard, and Jack London--The Colonizer Abroad claims that as the U.S. emerged as a colonial power in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the literature of the sea became a literature of imperialism.

This book applies postcolonial theory to the travel writing of some of Americas best-known authors, revealing the ways in which Americas travel fiction and nonfiction have both reflected and shaped society.



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