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Becoming Cajun, Becoming American: The Acadian in American Literature from Longfellow to James Lee Burke

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Klappentext Becoming Cajun! Becoming American! presents an excellent and unique introduction to American Acadian and Cajun literature! exploring how American writers have portrayed Acadian culture over the past 150 years. Beginning with Henry Wadsworth Longfellows poem Evangeline and the writings of George Washington Cable! Hebert-Leiter examination includes the fiction of Kate Chopin and Ernest Gaines! James Lee Burkes Dave Robicheaux detective novels! and additional writings by Ada Jack Carver! Elma Godchaux! Shirley Ann Grau! and others. Representations of the Acadian in literature reflect the Acadians path towards assimilation. Combining her study of Acadian literary history with an examination of Acadian ethnic history! the author offers insight into the Americanization process experienced by the Acadians! who came to be known as Cajuns during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Becoming Cajun, Becoming American, presents an excellent and unique introduction to American Acadian and Cajun literature, exploring how American writers have portrayed Acadian culture over the past 150 years. Beginning with Henry Wadsworth Longfellows poem Evangeline and the writings of George Washington Cable, Hebert-Leiter examination includes the fiction of Kate Chopin and Ernest Gaines, James Lee Burkes Dave Robicheaux detective novels, and additional writings by Ada Jack Carver, Elma Godchaux, Shirley Ann Grau, and others. Representations of the Acadian in literature reflect the Acadians path towards assimilation. Combining her study of Acadian literary history with an examination of Acadian ethnic history, the author offers insight into the Americanization process experienced by the Acadians, who came to be known as Cajuns during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Titre: Becoming Cajun, Becoming American: The Acadian in American Literature from Longfellow to James Lee Burke
Sous-titre: The Acadian in American Literature from Longfellow to James Lee Burke
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Code EAN: 9780807134351
ISBN: 978-0-8071-3435-1
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Louisiana St Univ Pr
Genre: Linguistique et sciences de la littérature
nombre de pages: 200
Poids: 408g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T23mm
Année: 2009