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Title Paris in American literatures : on distance as a literary resource / edited by Jeffrey Herlihy-Mera and Vamsi K. Koneru.
Imprint Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013.

Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
American literature -- French influences.
Paris (France) -- In literature.
Alt Name Herlihy-Mera, Jeffrey,
Koneru, Vamsi K.,
Description 1 online resource
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This collection brings together new perspectives on the novels, memoirs, poetry, and journalism concerning Paris written by Americans. By examining the implications of foreignness as a creative device, this volume offer an innovative approach to understanding the role of the French capital in American Literatures, one that would be compelling for the literary scholar and the avid reader.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Emerson in Paris / C.R. Resetarits -- 2. Je l'ai dans mon sang!: Paris in Edith Wharton's Madame de Treymes / Marta Miquel-Baldellou -- 3. Forget Paris: Sherwood Anderson and the American Expatriate Grotesque / Carl Miller -- 4. From Dada to Nada: The Dadaist Influence on Hemingway's Works between 1922 and 1926 / Jonathan A. Austad -- 5. Nightinghouls of Paris: Robert McAlmon's Queer Paternalism and The Twilight of the Expatriate Movement / Chase Dimock -- 6. Miller's Henry and Henry's Paris / Katy Masuga -- 7. Chicago Adventures in Paris: The Revelation that Sparked Bellow's Creative Opposition / Matthew Crowe -- 8. Road to Paris in Tim O'Brien's Going After Cacciato / Nanette Norris -- 9. "What Keeps You Here?": Paris, Language, and Exile in The Book of Salt by Monique Truong / Daniela Fargione.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781611476088 (electronic bk.)
1611476089 (electronic bk.)
1299555713 (electronic bk.)
9781299555716 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 843881820
Additional Format Print version: Paris in American literatures. Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013 9781611476071 (DLC) 2013004913 (OCoLC)826076915

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