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Shades of the Planet:
American Literature as World Literature
Edited by Wai Chee Dimock & Lawrence Buell

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction: Planet and America, Set and Subset by Wai Chee Dimock 1

PART ONE: The Field, the Nation, the World 17

Chapter 1: Global and Babel: Language and Planet in American Literature by Jonathan Arac 19
Chapter 2: The Deterritorialization of American Literature by Paul Giles 39
Chapter 3: Unthinking Manifest Destiny: Muslim Modernities on Three Continents bySusan Stanford Friedman 62

PART TWO: Eastern Europe as Test Case 101

Chapter 4: Mr. Styron's Planet by Eric J. Sundquist 103
Chapter 5: Planetary Circles: Philip Roth, Emerson, Kundera by Ross Posnock 141

PART THREE: Local and Global 169

Chapter 6: World Bank Drama by Joseph Roach 171
Chapter 7: Global Minoritarian Culture by Homi K. Bhabha 184
Chapter 8: Atlantic to Pacific: James, Todorov, Blackmur, and Intercontinental Form by David Palumbo-Liu 196
Chapter 9: Ecoglobalist Affects: The Emergence of U.S. Environmental Imagination on a Planetary Scale by Lawrence Buell 227
Chapter 10: At the Borders of American Crime Fiction by Rachel Adams 249
Chapter 11: African, Caribbean, American: Black English as Creole Tongue by Wai Chee Dimock 274

Index 301

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