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Author Bérubé, Michael, 1961-

Title Public access : literary theory and American cultural politics / Michael Bérubé.

Published London ; New York : Verso, 1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  801.950973 BERU    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: American Political Culture and Cultural Politics -- Pt. I. PC and the Humanities. 1. Discipline and Theory. 2. Winning Hearts and Minds. 3. Exigencies of Value -- Pt. II. Critical Theory in the Public Sphere. 4. Just the Fax, Ma'am: or, Postmodernism's Journey to Decenter. 5. Pop Goes the Academy: Cult Studs Fight the Power. 6. Bite Size Theory: Popularizing Academic Criticism -- Pt. III. At the Closing of the American Century. 7. Paranoia in a Vacuum: 2001 and the National Security State. 8. It's Renaissance Time: New Historicism, American Studies, and American Identity. 9. Disuniting America Again -- Epilogue: Harvesting the Humanities.
Subject Criticism -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Politics and culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
ISBN 0860914240
0860916782 (pb)