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Title: Accented America
Subtitle: The Cultural Politics of Multilingual Modernism
Written By: Joshua L. Miller
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780195337006.do
Series Title: Modernist Literature and Culture
Description:

"Accented America" is a sweeping study of U.S. literature between 1890-1950
that reveals a long history of English-Only nationalism: the political
claim that U.S. citizens must speak a nationally distinctive form of
English. This perspective presents U.S. literary works as playfully,
painfully, and ambivalently engaged with language politics, thereby
rewiring both narrative form and national identity.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Ling & Literature
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780195336993
Pages: 432
Prices: U.S. $ 99.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780195337006
Pages: 432
Prices: U.S. $ 24.95