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Civic Myths

A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship (Cultural Studies of the United States)

by Brook Thomas

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • USA,
  • American - General,
  • Civics & Citizenship,
  • Legal History,
  • 19th century,
  • American fiction,
  • Citizenship,
  • Citizenship in literature,
  • History,
  • History and criticism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11312165M
    ISBN 100807858463
    ISBN 109780807858462

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    The Government Joy Consortium is a network of civic thinkers and government practitioners who are transforming government from the inside out through innovative professional and personal practices. For more information about us, please email @ Civil religion, also referred to as a civic religion, is the implicit religious values of a nation, as expressed through public rituals, symbols (such as the national flag), and ceremonies on sacred days and at sacred places (such as monuments, battlefields, or national cemeteries).It is distinct from churches, although church officials and ceremonies are sometimes incorporated into the.

      Russell Arben Fox grew up milking cows and bailing hay in Spokane Valley, WA, but now lives in Wichita, KS, where he runs the History & Politics and the Honors programs at Friends University, a small Christian liberal arts college. He aspires to write a book about the theory and practice of democracy, community, and environmental sustainability in small to mid-sized cities, like the one he .   Hidden in Georgia clay, floating in Georgia air, are stories that have the power to tell us who we are, where we’ve come, and maybe even where we’re headed. These are what I call “civic Reviews: 1.


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"Civic Myths provides an innovative contribution to the history of American citizenship that lies at the intersection of cultural criticism and legal studies. By deftly revealing how the social and conceptual contradictions implicated in competing visions of citizenship find their symbolic resolution in literary narrative, Thomas creates a.

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The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and Civic Myths book of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Thomas, Brook.

Civic myths: a law-and-literature approach to citizenship / by Brook Thomas. Civic Myths provides an innovative contribution to the history of American citizenship that lies at the intersection of cultural criticism and legal studies.

By deftly revealing how the social and conceptual contradictions implicated in competing visions of citizenship find their symbolic resolution in literary narrative, Thomas creates a Author: Brook Thomas. Civic Myths: A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship is a book that gestures forward, in effect, by looking back, so as to realize an oft-forgotten promise of American literary history.

“Of all nations,” exclaimed Walt Whitman in“the United States with veins full of poetical stuff most need poets and will doubtless have the greatest and use them the greatest. Thomas defines civic myths as compelling stories about national origin, membership, and values that are generated by conflicts within the concept of citizenship itself.

Selected works of literature, he claims, work on these myths by challenging their terms at the same time that they work with them by relying on the power of narrative to produce. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction: working on/with civic myths --The scarlet letter: the good citizen, transgression, and civil society --"The man without a country": the patriotic citizen, Lincoln, and civil liberties --Ex parte Milligan: civil liberties v.

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Civic Myths by Brook Thomas,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(3). Read "Civic Myths A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship" by Brook Thomas available from Rakuten Kobo.

As questions of citizenship generate new debates for this generation of Americans, Brook Thomas argues for revitalizing Brand: The University of North Carolina Press. This book defines civic myths as compelling stories about national origin, membership, and values that are generated by conflicts It provides an analysis of the civic mythology surrounding Abraham Lincoln and the case of Ex parte Milligan.

Buy Civic Myths: A Law-And-Literature Approach to Citizenship by Brook Thomas online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $24 - $   The author of Parallel Myths and The Book of Ages, J.

Bierlein teaches in the Washington Semester and World Capitals Program at American University in Washington, and also works for a social sciences consulting ingual, he is deeply interested in theology, existentialism, art, opera, and the study of classical Greek, Sanskrit, and Hebrew, as well as other :   "Read in the context of currently competing civic myths, Smith's study of American citizenship laws is even more powerful and liberating Civic Ideals reviews U.S.

citizenship laws from the colonial era through the Progressive years An important and original book. civic myths, but he also reveals why Smith worries about the effects of civic myths and their "fictional embroidery" (33).

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Contents Preface 00 Acknowledgments 00 Chapter 1. Introduction: Working on/with Civic Myths 1 Chapter 2. Two of the most respected voices in education and a team of young education scholars identify 50 myths and lies that threaten America's public schools.

With hard-hitting information and a touch of comic relief, Berliner, Glass, and their Associates separate fact from fiction in this comprehensive look at modern education reform/5. Civic Myths: A Law-and-Literature Approach to Citizenship is a book that gestures forward, in effect, by looking back, so as to realize an oft-forgotten promise of American literary history.

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