The Palgrave Handbook of Comparative North American Literature

  • Editors
  • Reingard M. Nischik

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Charting the Territory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Rachel Adams
      Pages 33-45
  3. Perspectives on Multiculturalism

  4. French-Language and English-Language Cultures in North America

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Monika Giacoppe
      Pages 165-181
  5. Regions and Symbolic Spaces

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Claudia Sadowski-Smith
      Pages 185-197
    3. Florian Freitag
      Pages 199-218
    4. Christina Kannenberg
      Pages 219-235
    5. Caroline Rosenthal
      Pages 237-254
  6. National, Transnational, Global Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Jutta Ernst
      Pages 257-276
    3. Julia Breitbach
      Pages 277-298
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 337-417

About this book


A first of its kind, The Palgrave Handbook of Comparative North American Literature provides an overview of Comparative North American Literature, a cutting-edge discipline. Contributors make important interventions into multiculturalism in North America and into U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada border literatures.


America American studies Amerikanische Literatur Canada fiction Modernism postmodernism USA

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