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American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History

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The United States today is afflicted with political alienation, militarized violence, institutionalized poverty, and social agony. Worst of all, perhaps, it is afflicted with chronic and acute ahistoricism. America insist on ignoring the context of its present dilemmas. It insists on forgetting what preceded the headlines of today and on denying continuity with history. It ...more
Hardcover, 270 pages
Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2011)
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Have you ever wondered why we study American literature? Why we teach it? Why we write it? What role it plays in American society? If you have, you will find answers to these questions than this book, just as I did. And if you have not, then it is time you had, and you can start with American Utopia.
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