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a native or inhabitant of the United States

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After all, Japaneseness and Americanness was not a choice of "either or.
As result of this and a growing concern about the encroachments of both Russia and Japan in Korea, Appenzeller was confirmed in his belief that a frank expression of Americanness was the best method of pursuing missionary work.
Far more than a study of a single song, the book addresses everything from "shifting ideas about the role of the composer and performer in popular music" to "intervention and war, assimilation and acceptance of outsiders, the rise of the ideological Right, rifts between generations, and definitions of Americanness itself" (p.
In Volume One, Linden makes the most of a minimal visual record to demonstrate the ways in which Jews maintained their Jewish identity while profoundly embracing their Americanness.
of Graz) to be guided in their contributions by the notion of "contact spaces," defined as (global and local) "spaces with/in American culture where an idea of Americanness emerges through a concrete form of contact on the one hand and through its mediated representation on the other.
Our careful selection of our American Made honorees is the result of an exhaustive search for the next generation of creative entrepreneurs, and we're excited to be able to celebrate their quintessential hands-on Americanness, and their collective courage, in hopes of encouraging others to take a similar leap.
Her precision is purposeful, for she finds evidence at that moment of the evolution of whiteness into Americanness.
Reviewers, who cherish Jen as an often funny and engaging storyteller who creates memorable characters, praised the author for tackling the complicated theme of what lies at the tangled roots of Americanness, an ambition Jen signals with an epigram from de Tocqueville and fulfills in a "thick, satisfying sprawl of a read" (Entertainment Weekly).
These texts suggest that the gay Englishman is a complex, ambiguous figure who interrogates America's obsession with effeminacy and its identification of heterosexual masculinity with Americanness (Dyer, 141).
In a discussion of Brendan Behan's The Hostage and what it means to be an 'ordinary American' Brannigan comically notes, 'This might be a joke at the expense of American exceptionalism, or a joke about the ways in which Americanness always seems to be hyphenated' (p.
In their pursuit of "that elusive quality we call literary Americanness," he said, Americanists were too often [mis-]guided by a largely unexamined concept of American literature as a natural entity circumscribed by the well-defined boundaries of its quasi-organic shape, and endowed with uniquely national qualities.
The Sun Also Rises, as an exemplary model of what Michaels calls "nativist modernism" fosters a hegemonic version of "white" Americanness in a context where immigrant groups such as Jews, Italians, and Irish, among others, are racialized as non-white.
An examination into Lee's negotiation of Americanness and her subsequent preoccupation with assimilation will demonstrate that Habermas's theory of equal acceptance for all people via citizenship does not take fully into account the complications introduced by factors like culture, race, and ethnicity
73) Camping was purported to teach girls "true" values while also helping them to distinguish "true" Americanness.
Churches and fraternals served, too, as creators of a binational identity, for signifiers of Americanness were often adapted to suit immigrant needs, often at variance from native America's.
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