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Shock and Awe : American Exceptionalism and the Imperatives of the Spectacle in Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court.

Author/Creator:
Spanos, William V.
Publication:
Hanover : Dartmouth College Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (241 pages)
Series:
Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies
Re-Mapping the Transnational: A Dartmouth Series in American Studies
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Subjects:
Twain, Mark, -- 1835-1910. -- Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's court.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
American exceptionalism, global power, and Mark Twain.
Contents:
Intro
Title Page
Dedication
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
1 | American Exceptionalism: A Genealogy
2 | "A Connecticut Yankee" as American Jeremiad: The Historical Context
3 | Americanist Criticism of "A Connecticut Yankee": A Critical History
4 | Staging the Spectacle: A Contrapuntal Reading of "A Connecticut Yankee
5 | "A Connecticut Yankee" and America's 'War on Terror': Thinking the Spectacle
Notes
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Print version: Spanos, William V. Shock and Awe
ISBN:
9781611684636
9781611684612
OCLC:
857968077