A Companion to American Studies
is an essential volume that brings together voices and scholarship from across the spectrum of American experience.
- A collection of 22 original essays which provides an unprecedented introduction to the "new" American Studies: a comparative, transnational, postcolonial and polylingual discipline
- Addresses a variety of subjects, from foundations and backgrounds to the field, to different theories of the “new” American Studies, and issues from globalization and technology to transnationalism and post-colonialism
- Explores the relationship between American Studies and allied fields such as Ethnic Studies, Feminist, Queer and Latin American Studies
- Designed to provoke discussion and help students and scholars at all levels develop their own approaches to contemporary American Studies
Keywords: New American Studies, ethnic studies, cultural studies, American culture, International American Studies