The Long History of “Doublethink”: A Response to Djelal Kadir’s “Agnotology and the Know-Nothing Party: Then and Now”



Abstract

Manuel Broncano Rodríguez
Texas A&M International University 

The Long History of “Doublethink”: A Response to Djelal Kadir’s “Agnotology and the Know-Nothing Party: Then and Now”

A Response to Djelal Kadir’s “Agnotology and the Know-Nothing Party: Then and Now.” (In the present issue of RIAS).

Keywords: humanities, state control, ignorance, American Literature, World Literature, world culture, American Studies, Comparative Studies


Keywords

humanities; state control; ignorance; American Literature; World Literature; world culture; American Studies; Comparative Studies

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Published : 2017-06-30


Broncano RodríguezM. (2017). The Long History of “Doublethink”: A Response to Djelal Kadir’s “Agnotology and the Know-Nothing Party: Then and Now”. Review of International American Studies, 10(1). Retrieved from https://journals.us.edu.pl/index.php/RIAS/article/view/5411

Manuel Broncano Rodríguez  manuel.broncano@tamiu.edu
Texas A&M International University  United States

Manuel Broncano (Ph. D. Salamanca 1990) is a Regents Professor of English at Texas A&M International University. He is currently the president of the International American Studies Association (IASA). Before moving to Texas, he taught for two decades at the University of León (Spain). Broncano has published a number of scholarly works on various American authors such as Flannery O’Connor, Willa Cather, Faulkner, Melville, Poe, etc. His latest book was released in 2014, Religion in Cormac McCarthy’s Fiction: Apocryphal Borderlands (Routledge). Broncano has also kept an active agenda as translator. His latest translation is Giannina Braschi’s United States of Banana (Estados Unidos de Banana, AmazonCrossing 2014).





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