Exploring Spaces: Practices and Perspectives

ab 19,90 

Dorothea Steiner, Sabine Danner (Eds.)

With an Afterword by Amritjit Singh

ISBN 978-3-643-50094-6
Band-Nr. 8
Jahr 2009
Seiten 296
Bindung broschiert
Reihe American Studies in Austria

Artikelnummer: 978-3-643-50094-6 Kategorien: , ,


This collection cuts across the work of – mostly young – Americanists in
Austria. It focuses on the opening-up of space in terms of a broad
Cultural Studies approach. Some essays pay attention to revisionism as
triggered by postcolonial studies, border studies, globalism and
transculturality, others test American myths and policies by linking them
to the military and educational agenda; yet others use close analysis of
individual texts for „reading Culture,“ or reflect on gender, popular
culture and subcultural issues, modernity, capitalism, and the New Media.
Pedagogy is a deep concern: „perspective“ translated into „practice.“ The
Afterword assesses the „local“ work in the „global“ American Studies