Cyrus Patell on Emergent US Literatures

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In this episode, NYU Abu Dhabi Associate Professor of Literature Cyrus Patell considers how marginalized strains of American literature can be thought of using Raymond Williams's concept of the "emergent." Watch him discuss American literature on the margins, including the writing of Maxine Hong Kingston.

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationAbu Dhabi, UAE
PublisherNYU Abu Dhabi
Media of outputOnline
StatePublished - Feb 3 2015


  • Emergent Literature
  • US Literature

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Literature and Literary Theory


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