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Cather, canon, and the politics of reading

by Deborah Carlin

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Political and social views.,
    • Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Narration (Rhetoric) -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Reader-response criticism.,
    • Sex role in literature.,
    • Canon (Literature)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDeborah Carlin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3505.A87 Z5916 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination198 p. ;
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1710761M
      ISBN 100870238221
      LC Control Number92012670

      She is a woman who embodies all the attributes admired in the finest of male characters in the American literary canon when faced with Read the rest of this article with a Free Trial at HighBeam Research. Willa Cather's Southern Connections." New Essays on Cather and the South.(Book Review) Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism.   By Deborah Lindsay Williams. New York; Palgrave, pp.$ Why Zona Gale--a Pulitzer-prize winning writer whose novels were both a critical and popular success, a woman of immense popularity and social influence who was, at one time, known as "the most ambitious girl in New York" (66)--has fallen so far out of the realm of feminist literary studies and the United States canon of.

      She is the author of Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading (), and the editor of Queer Cultures (), a course textbook and essay anthology, and the Broadview Edition of Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs and Dunnet Landing Tales (). Sapphira and the slave girl. Sapphira and the Slave Girl (). Contributed by Brendan Wolfe. Sapphira and the Slave Girl () is the last novel by Willa Cather and the Virginia-born writer's only book set entirely in the state. Based on an incident in Cather's own family, in which her maternal grandmother helped a slave escape in , the novel details the complicated marriage of Henry.

        Reading List. Books on the Canon Wars on campus debates over political correctness and the canon. He writes about the rise of the diversity-training industry on campus and in corporate America.   Books Your Kids Should Read, According to U.S. Senator Ben Sasse June 7, Martha English Patheos Explore the world's faith through different Missing: canon.


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Cather, canon, and the politics of reading by Deborah Carlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Deborah Carlin addresses these and other questions by examining the ways in which certain reading communities have placed - or, more often, ignored - Cather's complex and unsettling post fiction within canonical formulations.

Get this from a library. Cather, canon, and the politics of reading. [Deborah Carlin] -- "What makes Willa Cather such an anomaly in American literature, and why are her late fictions so rarely read in high school and university classrooms.

What is it exactly that renders them. Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading by Deborah Carlin (review) ; Heidi M. Raber; Western American Literature; In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:Author: Heidi M.

Raber. There are moments when Carlin simply gives the novels to much credit for the value of their ambivalence, especially when concluding her chapters: on more than one occasion her final claim seems to be that Cather's late work was simply too complex and metafictional for earlier critics.

Moreover, her feminism is more nuanced than her deconstructive technique: although extremely attentive to the Author: Christopher Nealon.

Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Carlin, Deborah, Cather, canon, and the politics of reading. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Named Person: Willa Cather; Willa Cather: Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication.

Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading. Deborah Carlin () Abstract This article has no associated abstract. (fix it) Similar books and articles. Willa Cather, Queering America. Marilee Lindemann - Felicitous Space the Imaginative Structures of Edith Wharton and Willa Cather.

Review of \u3ci\u3eCather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading\u3c/i\u3e By Deborah Carlin. By Christopher Nealon. Carlin\u27s particular blend of feminist and deconstructive reading leads to excellent analysis, engaged analysis-and ultimately to one of the most acute books of Cather.

he three books under review represent the climactic phase of the process of grooming Willa Cather for her place among the greats of American literature. Perhaps more than any other twentieth-century writer, Cather has benefited from revisionist scholars questioning the politics of canon formation.

Novels of Willa Cather. Carlin's book argues that the perceived rupture has everything to do with two-thirds of her own title: "Canon, and the Politics of Reading." Both books take it as axiomatic that Cather's late novels have suffered undeserved critical neglect and often outright dismissal.

Carlin offers an amusing and devastating account of. Cather, Canon and the Politics of Reading Autor Deborah Carlin Focuses on five of Cather's female-centred, late fiction works - "My Mortal Enemy", "Shadows on the Rock", "Old Mrs Harris", "Lucy Gayheart" and "Sapphira and the Slave Girl".

Carlin argues that these both revised conventional fic. --Deborah Carlin author of Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading "Lindemann's elegantly written, witty, and absorbing study presents a flesh-and-blood Cather whose canvas is America, painted with a queer brushCited by:   Historically, political debates have broken out over how to teach reading in primary schools and infant classrooms.

These debates and “reading wars” have often resulted from public concerns and media reportage of a fall in reading standards. They also reflect the importance placed on learning to read by parents, teachers, employers, and g: canon. The new canon in American literature—the one (as opposed to many) that it is imperative to think about Willa Cather within—is multiculturalism: U.S.

literature as a multiethnic, multiracial body of texts that exist in relationship to each other not hierarchically and Eurocentrically but laterally and pluralistically. In Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading Deborah Carlin suggests “that it is the lucidity and seeming readability of Cather’s concise prose that make her novels difficult to place squarely within canonical modernism as we know it, despite the efforts of critics to redefine the parameters of what ‘modernism’ as a term signifies.”.

James J. Kirschke, Willa Cather and Six Writers from the Great War, David Harrell, From Mesa Verder to The Professor's House, Deborah Carlin, Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading. -- Deborah Carlin author of Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading Lindemann offers a refreshing and critically informed approach to Cathers work.

The perspective she brings is fresh, inventive, and intellectually : $ Programme d’agrégation Willa Cather, My Ántonia () Bibliographie sélective Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press,p.

Cather, Canon, and the Politics of Reading. University of Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts, Castillo, Debra A. Talking Back: Toward a. At the cost of seeming to recommend a book of mine, let me recommend a book of mine, “Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism” (), which gives a generous sampling of.

All this is described, with passion and good humour, in an excellent brief book, Willa Cather and the Politics of Criticism, by Joan Acocella. There is Missing: canon. She is the author of “Cather, Canon and the Politics of Reading,” a scholarly analysis of the novels of Willa Cather, and the editor of “Queer Cultures,” a course textbook and essay anthology, and the Broadview edition of Sarah Orne Jewett’s “The Country of the Pointed Firs and Dunnet Landing Tales.”.Read an Excerpt.

From Chris Kraus's Introduction to O Pioneers!. In her extraordinary book Willa Cather: The Politics of Criticism, Joan Acocella describes young Cather's childhood: "No money, no privacy, no great things around her, but just a dusty prairie town a mother usually sick or pregnant, and a pack of noisy little brothers and sisters" (p.

8).The National Willa Cather Center is the registered tradename of the Willa Cather Foundation, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization (tax identifcation number ) under Section (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.