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Author Zaborowska, Magdalena J.
Title How we found America : reading gender through East-European immigrant narratives / Magdalena J. Zaborowska.
Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1995]
©1995

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.E37 Z33 1995    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.E37 Z33 1995    AVAILABLE  
Author Zaborowska, Magdalena J.
Subject American literature -- East European American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History.
Emigration and immigration in literature.
East European Americans in literature.
Authorship -- Sex differences.
Immigrants in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Description xiii, 359 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-345) and index.
ISBN 0807822035 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 31044907
Table of Contents
 Preface. What We Find Here 
 Introduction. Other "Americas"1
1The "Other Europe" Revisited: From Immigrant Narrative to Posttotalitarian Discourse11
2The Perils of Woman's Americanization: Mary Antin's The Promised Land39
3Pride over Tears: Elizabeth Stern's Insolent Americanization77
4Beyond the Happy Endings: Anzia Yezierska Rewrites the New World Woman113
5In Alien Worlds: Transcending the Boundaries of Exile in the Works of Maria Kuncewicz165
6Eva Hoffman's Observing Consciousness: Translating the Culture of Strangers223
7The Untold Story: Vladimir Nabokov's Pnin as an Immigrant Narrative261
 Conclusion. Where Do You Emigrate to Now?279
 Notes297
 Bibliography331
 Index347


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