About the Author
Gavin Cologne-Brookes is Senior Lecturer in English and Creative Studies at Bath Spa University, UK.
Neil Sammells is Professor of English and Irish Literature at Bath Spa University, UK.
David Timms is Profesor of English at Bath Spa University, UK.
Table of Contents1. Introduction. Writing Politics 2. The Role of the Constitution in the American Identity 3. Writing out of Communism. Writing and Gender 4. Women and Humour in America 5. The Western American Masculinity. Writing Race 6. The Native American in American Writng 7. The Slave Narrative in Afro-American Writing. Writing History 8. Discourse and Culture 9. 'James, Hawthorne and the Civil War'. Writing Place 10. Revisioning the American Landscape: from Utopia to Eco-critique 11. William Carlos Williams and the Reconstruction of America