The Limitations of Theory: A Response to Ulrich Reichardt’s “Theories of the global, Global Literature, and American Literature in a Globalizing Age”



Abstract

Marina Camboni
Dipartimento di Lingue Mediazione Lettere Filosofia
Studi Umanistici
UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI MACERATA

The Limitations of Theory: A Response to Ulrich Reichardt’s “Theories of the global, Global Literature, and American Literature in a Globalizing Age”

A Response to Ulrich Reichardt’s “Theories of the global, Global Literature, and American Literature in a Globalizing Age.” (In the present issue of RIAS).

Keywords: Limitations of theory, globalization, global literature, American literature


Keywords

Limitations of theory; globalization; global literature; American literature

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Published : 2017-06-30


CamboniM. (2017). The Limitations of Theory: A Response to Ulrich Reichardt’s “Theories of the global, Global Literature, and American Literature in a Globalizing Age”. Review of International American Studies, 10(1). Retrieved from https://journals.us.edu.pl/index.php/RIAS/article/view/5405

Marina Camboni  camboni@unimc.it
UNIVERSITÀ DEGLI STUDI DI MACERATA Studi Umanistici Dipartimento di Lingue Mediazione Lettere Filosofia  Italy

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MARINA CAMBONI has been professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Macerata and former President of the Italian Association for North American Studies. Author of Networking Women: Subjects, Places, Links Europe-America, 1890-1939. Towards a Rewriting of Cultural History (2004), Words at War: parole di guerra e culture di pace nel “primo secolo delle guerre mondiali” (2005), Incontri transnazionali: Modernità, poesia, sperimentazione (2005), Città, avanguardie modernità e modernismo (2008), Translating America: The Circulation of Narratives, Commodities, and Ideas Across the Atlantic (2011).





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