Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 November 2008

264 Pages

6 1/8 X 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195339383

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Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Thomas O. Beebee

Imagining the Americas

  • Provides the first comprehensive and comparative treatment of millennial themes in literature in all four European languages of the Americas
  • Uses a unique interdisciplinary approach that draws on history, ethnography, and religious studies to interpret and explain literary texts
  • Makes a strong case for literature as part of the "feedback loop" between actual historical events and symbolic imaginings of the future

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