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Michael Chabon''s America : Magical Words, Secret Worlds, and Sacred Spaces

By: Kavadlo, Jesse.
Contributor(s): Batchelor, Bob.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Contemporary American Literature: Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014Description: 1 online resource (282 p.).ISBN: 9781442236059.Subject(s): Chabon, Michael -- Criticism and interpretation | Jews -- United States | Judaism and secularism -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Michael Chabon''s America : Magical Words, Secret Worlds, and Sacred SpacesDDC classification: 813/.54 LOC classification: PS3553 .H15 Z75 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Real Maps of Imaginary Worlds; or, Michael Chabon, Shadowtail; Part I: Chronicling Popular Culture; 2 The Dudes Abide; 3 Quentin Tarantino and the Paradox of Popular Culture in Michael Chabon's Telegraph Avenue; 4 Driving Away; 5 "Guess Who I Am Now"; Part II: Chabon's Mysteries: Comics and Genre; 6 Comix Remix; or, The Strange Case of Mr. Chabon; 7 "An American Golem"; 8 The Chatter of an African Gray Parrot; 9 Genre for Justice; Part III: Ethnicity, Gender, and Masculinity in Chabon's Oeuvre
10 Michael Chabon's Gentlemen of the Road and the Rejection of Communal Identity as Heroic Quest11 Solving the Jewish Case; 12 Not Growing Old but Growing Up; 13 Queer Masculinities in The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Manhood for Amateurs; Part IV: Chabon's American Expression; 14 Write What You Don't Know; 15 American Prowess Deconstructed; 16 "Hope Unfulfilled, Not Yet Betrayed"; Index; About the Editors and Contributors
Summary: Michael Chabon's America: Magical Words, Secret Worlds, and Sacred Spaces is the first comprehensive scholarly collection analyzing the work of acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon. At its core, the book demonstrates how Chabon uses a broad range of styles and genres, including detective and comic book fiction and essays and other works of nonfiction, to get at the heart of defining the American experience. As a result, Michael Chabon's America provides context and exploration for understanding the author's work from cultural, historical, and stylistic perspectives by schola
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Real Maps of Imaginary Worlds; or, Michael Chabon, Shadowtail; Part I: Chronicling Popular Culture; 2 The Dudes Abide; 3 Quentin Tarantino and the Paradox of Popular Culture in Michael Chabon's Telegraph Avenue; 4 Driving Away; 5 "Guess Who I Am Now"; Part II: Chabon's Mysteries: Comics and Genre; 6 Comix Remix; or, The Strange Case of Mr. Chabon; 7 "An American Golem"; 8 The Chatter of an African Gray Parrot; 9 Genre for Justice; Part III: Ethnicity, Gender, and Masculinity in Chabon's Oeuvre

10 Michael Chabon's Gentlemen of the Road and the Rejection of Communal Identity as Heroic Quest11 Solving the Jewish Case; 12 Not Growing Old but Growing Up; 13 Queer Masculinities in The Mysteries of Pittsburgh and Manhood for Amateurs; Part IV: Chabon's American Expression; 14 Write What You Don't Know; 15 American Prowess Deconstructed; 16 "Hope Unfulfilled, Not Yet Betrayed"; Index; About the Editors and Contributors

Michael Chabon's America: Magical Words, Secret Worlds, and Sacred Spaces is the first comprehensive scholarly collection analyzing the work of acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon. At its core, the book demonstrates how Chabon uses a broad range of styles and genres, including detective and comic book fiction and essays and other works of nonfiction, to get at the heart of defining the American experience. As a result, Michael Chabon's America provides context and exploration for understanding the author's work from cultural, historical, and stylistic perspectives by schola

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