• "Cross the Border – Close the Gap!" (L. Fiedler) – The Decanonization of Elite Culture in the Postmodern and the Recanonization of the American Myth: On the Canon Debates ("Canon Wars") in the United States from the Sixties to the Nineties – seen from without (1996) - transl. from German: "Cross the Border - Close the Gap!" Die Dekanonisierung der Elitekultur in der Postmoderne und die Rekanonisierung des Amerika-Mythos. Zur Kanondiskussion in den USA

    Author(s):
    MICHAEL BOEHLER (see profile)
    Date:
    1998
    Subject(s):
    American literature, History, Literature--Study and teaching
    Item Type:
    Book section
    Tag(s):
    classical tradition, college education, multiethnicity, non-canonical readings, American literary history, Canonicity, Cultural rhetorics, Literary education, Literary theory
    Permanent URL:
    http://dx.doi.org/10.17613/ptp8-7825
    Abstract:
    Critical examination and analysis of the Canon Debates ("Canon Wars") in the United States from the Sixties to the Nineties – seen from without. (Symposium paper [1996] published in 1998 in German under the title “Cross the Border – Close the Gap!” – Die Dekanonisierung der Elitekultur in der Postmoderne und die Rekanonisierung des Amerika-Mythos. Zur Kanondiskussion in den USA. In: Renate von Heydebrand, Hg.: Kanon Macht Kultur. Theoretische, historische und soziale Aspekte ästhetischer Kanon-bildungen. Verlag J. B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Weimar 1998, pp. 483–503 (= Germanistische Symposien, Berichtsbände. Bd. XIX. Im Auftrag der Germanistischen Kommission der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft [...] herausgegeben von Wilfried Barner. Translated by Robert E. (Steve) Goodwin, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs/NY, 2021. – original German text attached)
    Notes:
    English Translation & German Original
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