The Colonizer Abroad
Island Representations in American Prose from Herman Melville to Jack London
By (author) Christopher McBride
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Colonizer Abroad by Christopher McBride
Book DescriptionLooking 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 America's best-known authors, revealing the ways in which America's travel fiction and nonfiction have both reflected and shaped society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415970624
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Christopher McBride
Christopher McBride completed his Ph.D. in English in 2001 at the Claremont Graduate University, and is currently a member of the English faculty at Solano College. He has published articles on American conjure stories, Herman Melville, William Dean Howells, and Mary Austin.
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