Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 March 2018 (Estimated)

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780190209216

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Nightmare Envy and Other Stories

American Culture and European Reconstruction

George Blaustein

  • Brings together, for the first time, the far-flung history of American Studies
  • Explores unpublished archival material from Ralph Ellison, F.O. Matthiessen, Alfred Kazin, and Margaret Mead
  • Draws on the archives of the Salzburg Seminar in American Studies (originally the Salzburg Seminar in American Civilization)
  • Reveals alternative histories of "American exceptionalism," both within the United States and without