Download e-book for kindle: Culturcide and Non-Identity across American Culture by Daniel S. Traber

By Daniel S. Traber

ISBN-10: 1498554776

ISBN-13: 9781498554770

It is going with out announcing that identification has lengthy been a recurrent subject in reports of yankee tradition. The fight among crew sameness and person specialty is a standard factor in knowing range within the usa on numerous levels—including how our variations haven't continually led to nationwide party. phrases akin to “hybridity,” “performativity,” “transnationalism,” and “border zones” are a part of the present theoretical vocabulary and, for a few, set up a clean language of probability, one promising to undermine the conformist values of monocultural views. in this case, Culturcide and Non-Identity throughout American tradition explores theories and practices of id from a large point of view to understand how diverse, diffuse, and distorted they are often, in particular whilst that id turns out boringly commonplace. the themes diversity from hip-hop parodies to punk preppies to pachuco-ska, therefore crossing the strains of style, medium, and self-discipline to blur the borderline dividing the types of texts to which those theories can “legitimately” be applied.

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