Werner Sollors earned his doctorate from the Freie Universität Berlin and is Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot .
Werner Max Sollors (born June 6, 1943) is Henry B. Cabot Professor of English and of African American Studies at Harvard University. He is also Global Professor of Literature at New York University Abu Dhabi. Sollors received a doctorate. Sollors received a doctorate in philosophy in 1975 from the Free University of Berlin. Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, West Germany, assistant professor of American studies, 1970–77.
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The introduction alone makes this book significant. "-American Literature. "Journal of Modern Literature
This important new collection of interdisciplinary essays sets out to chart the cultural construction of "ethnicity" as embodied in American ethnic literature.
This important new collection of interdisciplinary essays sets out to chart the cultural construction of "ethnicity" as embodied in American ethnic literature. Looking at a diverse set of texts, the contributors place the subject in broad historical and dynamic contexts, focusing on the larger systems within which ethnic distinctions emerge and obtain recognition. It provides a new critical framework for understanding not only ethnic literature, but also the underlying psychological, historical, social, and cultural forces
The Invention of Ethnicity book. Werner Sollors is a professor of Afro-American studies at Harvard. He was born in Germany and lives in the United States since 1978
The Invention of Ethnicity book. He was born in Germany and lives in the United States since 1978. He has been studying and writing about the history of American interracial relationships since 1986. Books by Werner Sollors
Introduction: The Invention of Ethnicity, Werner Sollors. An American Writer, Richard Rodriguez. Werner Sollors Professor of American Literature and Afro-American Studies Harvard University.
Introduction: The Invention of Ethnicity, Werner Sollors. A Plea for Fictional Histories and Old-Time "Jewesses", Alide Cagidemetrio. Ethnicity as Festive Culture: Nineteenth-Century German-America on Parade, Kathleen Conzen. Defining the Race, 1890-1930, Judith Stein. Anzia Yezierska and the Making of an Ethnic American Self, Mary Dearborn. Deviant Girls and Dissatisfied Women: A Sociologist's Tale, Carla Cappeti.
Werner Sollors on his new book The Temptation of Despair: Tales of the 1940s. The Invention of ethnicity. New York: Oxford University Press. "A New Literary History of America": A Pivotal Moment. "A New Literary History of America": Origins of the Anthology. The Harvard Sampler.
Sollors' introductory essay sets the framework for the discussion of ethnicity and the individual essays cover a wide range of topics: Native American, Latin-American, historical Jewish, nineteenth-century American German, American Jewish, Italian, and Afro-American. Format Paperback 314 pages.
this exotic yearning of those who despise blacks yet wish to imitate them.