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Multilingual America: Language and the Making of American Literature
Throughout its history, America has been the scene of multiple encounters between communities speaking different languages. Literature has long sought to represent these encounters in various ways, from James Fenimore Cooper s frontier fictions to the Jewish-American writers who popularised Yiddish as a highly influential modern vernacular. While other studies have concent ...more
Hardcover, 174 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
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