The Difference that Language Makes: A Response to Paul Giles’ “World Literature and International American Studies: Convergence, Divergence, and Contest”



Abstract

Cristina Giorcelli
Facolta' di Lettere e Filosofia
Università degli Studi Roma Tre

The Difference that Language Makes: A Response to Paul Giles’ “World Literature and International American Studies: Convergence, Divergence, and Contest”

A Response to Paul Giles’ “World Literature and International American Studies: Convergence, Divergence, and Contest.” (in the present issue).

Keywords: formation of International American Studies, World Literatures, academic politics


Keywords

formation of International American Studies; World Literatures; academic politics

Pratt, M. Louise. Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. Routledge, 1992.

Schueller, Malini Johar and Edward Watts. Messy Beginnings: Postcoloniality and Early American Studies. Rutgers UP, 2003


Published : 2017-06-30


GiorcelliC. (2017). The Difference that Language Makes: A Response to Paul Giles’ “World Literature and International American Studies: Convergence, Divergence, and Contest”. Review of International American Studies, 10(1). Retrieved from https://journals.us.edu.pl/index.php/RIAS/article/view/5403

Cristina Giorcelli  mariacristina.giorcelli@uniroma3.it
Facolta' di LETTERE e FILOSOFIA Università degli Studi Roma Tre  Italy

 

Maria Cristina Giorcelli is Professor Emeritus of American Literature at the University of Rome Three. Her fields of research are: mid- and late-nineteenth-century fiction  and Modernist poetry and fiction. She is co-founder (1980) and co-director of the quarterly journal Letterature d’America. She has edited twelve volumes on clothing and identity (Abito e Identità), out of which the University of Minnesota Press has published four volumes under the title, Habits of Being, coedited with Paula Rabinowitz.  She was President of the Italian Association of American Studies (1989-1992) and Vice-President of the European Association for American Studies (1994-2002)





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