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Multilingual America

Transnationalism, Ethnicity, and the Languages of American Literature

by Werner Sollors

  • 363 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bilingualism & multilingualism,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Ethnicity,
  • United States,
  • Multicultural Nonfiction,
  • USA,
  • Literatures,
  • American - General,
  • General,
  • LITERATURE AND SOCIETY,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / General,
  • American literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Multilingualism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages688
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045945M
    ISBN 100814780938
    ISBN 109780814780930

    More lists and reviews of diverse, inclusive and multicultural books for children from KidLit bloggers here on my Pinterest board: My books: BEST #OWNVOICES CHILDREN’S BOOKS: My Favorite Diversity Books for Kids Ages is a book that I created to highlight books written by authors who share the same marginalized identity as the characters in their books. Multilingual. Alfred F. Jones, anthropomorphic personification of the United States of America, shook his head as the other personification around him began to insult him in other languages the moment he turned away. Really, was it so difficult to remember that he didn't have an official language?

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    In this broad-ranging book John Edwards looks at the issues raised by language difference, and considers the effects of multilingualism on the individual speaker as well as on society. By examining the social life of language rather than theories of language, John Edwards studies the interaction of language with nationalism, identity, history /5.   Multilingual America. admin Uncategorized. This is an open-ended, first-person essay in which you explore your own relationship to the course theme (Multilingual America). Put simply: tell some aspect of your story and what it reveals about the multilingual world we live in. Book Review; Article Review; Laboratory Report.


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Multilingual America is an impressive achievement: all Americanists will sit up and pay attention.' Wai Chi Dimock, Yale University 'This is a remarkable work. This book addresses an extremely important and timely subject. It combines high intelligence and lucidity with deep erudition and modesty.

Every page is extremely by: Multilingual America: Transnationalism, Ethnicity, and the Languages of American Literature First Edition by Werner Sollors (Editor) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. 5/5(1). Multilingual America book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

Throughout its history, America has been the scene of multiple encoun 3/5. His goal is to write a history of American literature showcasing languages as the key players. Multilingual America is an impressive achievement: all Americanists will sit up and pay attention.’ Wai Chi Dimock - Yale University ‘This is a remarkable work.

This book addresses an extremely important and timely subject. Multilingual America: Language and the Making of American Literature (Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture series) by Lawrence Alan Rosenwald.

Throughout its history, America has been the scene of multiple encounters between communities speaking different languages. Arguing that multilingualism is perhaps the most important form of diversity, Multilingual America calls attention to-and seeks to correct-the linguistic parochialism that has defined American literary study.

By bringing together essays on important works by, among others, Yiddish, Chinese American, German American, Italian American, Norwegian.

Multilingual America's contributing authors undertake to recover our nation's multilingual heritage by surveying texts written in languages other than English. In some of only a few of the collection's essays, Orm Overland, an authority on the Norwegian-American experience, gives a new twist to the melting pot vs.

multicultural debate; Peter /5(3). Internationally, students graduate with proficiency in multiple languages. One in five Americans speak a foreign language at home. But in the United States, the melting pot of nationalities, education is generally conducted in English and students are rarely proficient in more than one European language.3/5.

MULTILINGUAL AMERICA Throughout its history, America has been the scene of multiple encounters between communities speaking different languages. Lit- Lawrence Rosenwald’s book is the first to consider the whole story of linguistic representation in American literature, and to.

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Multilingual America. America could understand everything they say. Nearly everyone in his nation was an immigrant, even the Native Americans who came from Sibra, Russia. He wasn't going to tell Russia that.

It would mean the first person in America was from that Commie. But that wasn't the point. The point was that America didn't only know. The book Language Loyalties notes that the Continental Congress even issued publications in French and German to persuade the local population to join the revolutionary cause.

One of those documents was the Articles of Confederation, However, our history shows that America has always been a multilingual place. Speaking other languages is as. Multilingual Books has the best in language materials in over languages. We carry books, CDs, DVDs, video, software, courses and more.

We ship anywhere. Werner Sollors is Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English Literature and Professor of Afro-American Studies and Chair of the History of American Civilization Program at Harvard University. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including The Multilingual Anthology of American Literature, Theories of Ethnicity: A Classical Reader, and Multilingual America: Transnationalism Price: $ Get this from a library.

Multilingual America: language and the making of American literature. [Lawrence Alan Rosenwald] -- Explores the ways in which writers of American literature have represented encounters between communities speaking different languages.

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Free shipping for many products!While other studies have concentrated on isolated parts of this history, Lawrence Rosenwald\'s book is the first to consider the whole story of linguistic representation in American literature, and to consider how multilingual fictions can be translated and incorporated into a national literary history.\"--Jacket.\/span>\" ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.Of the 44 men who have served as presidents of the United States, at least half have displayed proficiency in speaking or writing a language other than these, only one, Martin Van Buren, learned English as his second language; his first language was of the earliest presidents were multilingual, with John Quincy Adams and Thomas Jefferson demonstrating proficiency in a.