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The American dream and dreams deferred, a dialectical fairy tale, Carlton D. Floyd and Thomas Ehrlich Reifer

Summary
"This book examines how rival interpretations of the American Dream poignantly express conflicts over its very meaning, revealing the dialectical tension therein, and awakening us to the distance between the Dream and our reality, in the light of its continued deferment and its price"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Introduction : the American dream : a dialectical fairy tale -- The American dream and dreams of the Americas -- Embattled dreams, memory, and the American Iliad -- What happens to a dream deferred? -- Another California, another country, another world? -- The beautiful dreams and nightmares that America bears -- Conclusion : black to the future?
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Copyright
Physical Description
1 online resource (325 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781793634122

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