Atlantic Islands in the Americas: Sites of Cultural Contact and Identity Formation.

ISBN: 978-3-8260-6179-0
Autor: Zimmermann, Jutta / Winkler, Elisabeth (Eds.)
Year of publication: 2017
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ISBN: 978-3-8260-6179-0
Year of publication: 2017
Pagenumbers: 302
Language: englisch
Short description: J. Zimmermann / E. Winkler: Introduction – Islands in Canada and the Northern US – T. Kugland: Bringing the War Back Home Manhattan as Heterotopia in Christopher Nolan’s „The Dark Knight Rises“ and Brian Wood’s „DMZ“ – M. Kürschner: Colonizing Mental Islands: Insularity and Insanity in Shutter Island – M. Moss: Beechey Island: The Arctic “Heart of Darkness” – Islands in the American South – J. Zimmermann: Sullivan’s Island in Antebellum Southern Literature: William Gilmore Simms’s “The Passage of Arms at ‘76” and Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Gold-Bug” – B. Röckl: Beyond the Borders of the Modern World: The Function of the Island in Richard Wright’s 12 Million Black Voices and Gloria Naylor’s Mama Day – Islands in the Caribbean – T. Riis: Lucie Hørlyk, a Danish Caribbean Writer in Historical Context – F. Desler: Exploring Other Spaces: Lucie Hørlyk’s West Indian Narratives and the Danish-Caribbean Island Experience – E. Keynes: Puerto Rico: “The World’s Oldest Colony”? – Fictional Islands – E. Winkler: “This is no ordinary place”: The Island in the Television Show „Lost“ – M. Conrad: Post- Apocalyptic Islands: Survival in 21st-Century Film and Literature – D. Schäbler: The Island as Frontier: Digital Insular Visions, Genre Innovations, and Border Crossings.
The Editors Jutta Zimmermann ist Professorin für Nordamerikanistik am Englischen Seminar der Christian- Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel und Direktorin des dort ansässigen Zentrums für Nordamerika Studien. Elisabeth Winkler ist wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Englischen Seminar der Christian- Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel.

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