Our America: Nativism, Modernism and Pluralism

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Publisher
Duke University Press
Metadata
ISBN
0822320649
Collection
Part of Stetson Kennedy Library
Year
1995
Description

Arguing that the contemporary commitment to the importance of cultural identity has renovated rather than replaced an earlier commitment to racial identity.  Walter Benn Michaels asserts that the idea of culture, far from constituting a challenge to racism, is actually a form of racism.  Our America offers both a provocative reinterpretation of the role of identity in modernism and a sustained critique of the role of identity in postmodernism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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