By Rachel Adams
North the United States is extra a political and an fiscal invention than a spot humans name domestic. still, the zone shared by way of the USA and its closest friends, North the United States, is an exciting body for comparative American experiences. Continental Divides is the 1st ebook to review the styles of touch, trade, clash, and disavowal between cultures that span the borders of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.
Rachel Adams considers a large variety of literary, filmic, and visible texts that exemplify cultural site visitors throughout North American borders. She investigates how our figuring out of key issues, genres, and classes inside U.S. cultural examine is deepened, and every so often reworked, while Canada and Mexico input the image. How, for instance, does the paintings of the long-lasting American author Jack Kerouac learn in a different way whilst his Franco-American origins and Mexican travels are taken under consideration? Or how may our belief of yankee modernism be altered if Mexico have been situated as a middle of inventive and political task? during this attractive research, Adams charts the long and sometimes unrecognized traditions of neighborly alternate, either antagonistic and amicable, that experience left an imprint on North America’s different cultures.
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