Comps Notes: Immigration and Americanization (Early 20th C)

This post serves as a continuation of one from way back in September: Comps Notes: Theories of Citizenship & Nation. While that post discussed different theories of citizenship and the nation with some brief thoughts about immigration stories, in this post, I’m going to expound more on immigration and the way that a few early-Twentieth-Century writers … Continue reading

Comps Notes: Race and Representation

In my reading list on 20th Century multi-ethnic American literature, some  of the main ideas include thinking about how American identity is constructed through works that take up racial conflict or how race and ethnicity are constructed in ways that limit the representation or access of certain people in the public sphere. How is racial … Continue reading