The Resource Multilingual America : transnationalism, ethnicity, and the languages of American literature, edited by Werner Sollors

Multilingual America : transnationalism, ethnicity, and the languages of American literature, edited by Werner Sollors

Label
Multilingual America : transnationalism, ethnicity, and the languages of American literature
Title
Multilingual America
Title remainder
transnationalism, ethnicity, and the languages of American literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Werner Sollors
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
P115.5.U5
LC item number
M85 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sollors, Werner
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Multilingualism
  • American literature
  • Ethnicity
  • Letterkunde
  • Meertaligheid
  • Amerikaans
  • Sprachkontakt
  • Kulturkontakt
  • Mehrsprachigkeit
  • Nationalität
  • American literature
  • Ethnicity
  • Multilingualism
  • United States
  • USA
  • United States
Label
Multilingual America : transnationalism, ethnicity, and the languages of American literature, edited by Werner Sollors
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Longfellow Institute book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: After the Culture Wars; or, From "English Only" to "English Plus" / Werner Sollors -- "The Rest of the Story"; or, Multilingual American Literature / Alide Cagidemetrio -- The New Orleans Press and French-Language literature by Creoles of Color / Michel Fabre -- From melting pot to copper kettles: assimilation and Norwegian-American literature / Orm Øverland -- The Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) press in the United States, 1910-1948 / Aviva Ben-Ur -- "Los Comanches" at Alcalde: two centuries of tradition / Sandra L. Dahlberg -- Language and belonging: A Welsh-Language novel in late-Nineteenth-Century America / Melinda G. Gray -- "The quintessence of the Jew": Polemics of nationalism and peoplehood in turn-of-the-century Yiddish fiction / Matthew Frye Jacobson -- Redefining Chinese-American literature from a LOWINUS perspective: two recent examples / Te-hsing Shan -- Ethnic Fatigue: Bascillar's poetry as a metaphor for the other "Other Literature" / Gönül Pultar -- "Only an 'L'": linguistic borders and the immigrant author in Abraham Cahan's Yekl and Yankel der Yankee / Aviva Taubenfeld -- The strange case of Luigi Donato Ventura's Peppino: some speculations on the beginnings of Italian-American fiction / Mario Maffi -- Worlds of difference: Lin Yutang, Lao She, and the significance of Chinese-Language writing in America / Xiao-huang Yin -- Divine Comedy: The Jewish Orthodox sermon in America, 1881-1939 / Menahem Blondheim -- "Ersatz-drama" and ethnic (Self-) parody: Adolf Philipp and the decline of New York's German-Language stage, 1893-1918 / Peter Conolly-Smith -- The formation of an Italian-American identity through popular theater / Anna Maria Martellone -- Crossings and double-crossings: Polish-language immigrant narratives of the Great Migration / Karen Majewski -- Hyphens: between Deitsch and American / Marc Shell -- Portingles in the United States: The Luso-America of Jose Rodrigues Migueis / Michela Corradini -- Not "On the Backs of Blacks": U.S.-American (Im)migration and Jewish diaspora in the German-Language writings of Jeannette Lander / Heike Paul -- Choose and lose / Doris Sommer -- The languages of memory: Ozick's The Shawl / Hana Wirth-Nesher -- American Anglophone Literature and Multilingual America / Lawrence Rosenwald -- Reflections on multilingualism / Jules Chametzky -- Tigua Pueblo: materializing language, transmitting memory / Shelley S. Armitage -- Out of sight: the suppression of American Sign Language / Douglas C. Baynton -- ISOTYPE and the Project of Universal Graphic Language / Conevery A. Bolton -- Statement on language rights / Linguistic Society of America -- Researching Non-English literature of the United States with the Modern Language Association (MLA) database / Steve Love
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
x, 409 p.
Isbn
9780814780923
Isbn Type
(clothbound : acid-free paper)
Lccn
98006851
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38879173
  • (OCoLC)ocm38879173
Label
Multilingual America : transnationalism, ethnicity, and the languages of American literature, edited by Werner Sollors
Publication
Note
"A Longfellow Institute book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: After the Culture Wars; or, From "English Only" to "English Plus" / Werner Sollors -- "The Rest of the Story"; or, Multilingual American Literature / Alide Cagidemetrio -- The New Orleans Press and French-Language literature by Creoles of Color / Michel Fabre -- From melting pot to copper kettles: assimilation and Norwegian-American literature / Orm Øverland -- The Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) press in the United States, 1910-1948 / Aviva Ben-Ur -- "Los Comanches" at Alcalde: two centuries of tradition / Sandra L. Dahlberg -- Language and belonging: A Welsh-Language novel in late-Nineteenth-Century America / Melinda G. Gray -- "The quintessence of the Jew": Polemics of nationalism and peoplehood in turn-of-the-century Yiddish fiction / Matthew Frye Jacobson -- Redefining Chinese-American literature from a LOWINUS perspective: two recent examples / Te-hsing Shan -- Ethnic Fatigue: Bascillar's poetry as a metaphor for the other "Other Literature" / Gönül Pultar -- "Only an 'L'": linguistic borders and the immigrant author in Abraham Cahan's Yekl and Yankel der Yankee / Aviva Taubenfeld -- The strange case of Luigi Donato Ventura's Peppino: some speculations on the beginnings of Italian-American fiction / Mario Maffi -- Worlds of difference: Lin Yutang, Lao She, and the significance of Chinese-Language writing in America / Xiao-huang Yin -- Divine Comedy: The Jewish Orthodox sermon in America, 1881-1939 / Menahem Blondheim -- "Ersatz-drama" and ethnic (Self-) parody: Adolf Philipp and the decline of New York's German-Language stage, 1893-1918 / Peter Conolly-Smith -- The formation of an Italian-American identity through popular theater / Anna Maria Martellone -- Crossings and double-crossings: Polish-language immigrant narratives of the Great Migration / Karen Majewski -- Hyphens: between Deitsch and American / Marc Shell -- Portingles in the United States: The Luso-America of Jose Rodrigues Migueis / Michela Corradini -- Not "On the Backs of Blacks": U.S.-American (Im)migration and Jewish diaspora in the German-Language writings of Jeannette Lander / Heike Paul -- Choose and lose / Doris Sommer -- The languages of memory: Ozick's The Shawl / Hana Wirth-Nesher -- American Anglophone Literature and Multilingual America / Lawrence Rosenwald -- Reflections on multilingualism / Jules Chametzky -- Tigua Pueblo: materializing language, transmitting memory / Shelley S. Armitage -- Out of sight: the suppression of American Sign Language / Douglas C. Baynton -- ISOTYPE and the Project of Universal Graphic Language / Conevery A. Bolton -- Statement on language rights / Linguistic Society of America -- Researching Non-English literature of the United States with the Modern Language Association (MLA) database / Steve Love
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
x, 409 p.
Isbn
9780814780923
Isbn Type
(clothbound : acid-free paper)
Lccn
98006851
System control number
  • (OCoLC)38879173
  • (OCoLC)ocm38879173

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