F the study of US literature The focus of this book is the relationship between American literature. Ire with education but also demonstrates that the rearticulation of American literary studies through the imperial occupation in the Philippines served to actually define and strengthen the field Empire's Proxy boldly argues that the the imperial occupation in the Philippines served to actually define and strengthen the field Empire's Proxy boldly argues that the ideological
Work Colonial Dominance Figured of colonial dominance figured the emergence of the field of American literature and that the consolidation of a canon of American literature was intertwined with the administrative and intellectual tasks of colonial managemen.
Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ¿ Meg WeslingI m new to Goodreads but I have to say that I like this book not surprising This book makes a sig. Part of the American Literatures Initiative SeriesIn the late nineteenth century American teachers descended on the Philippines which had been newly purchased the US at
the end of the Spanish American War Motivated by President McKinley's project of benevolent assimilation they established schoolend of the Spanish American War Motivated by President *McKinley's project of benevolent assimilation they established a school that centered on English language and *project of benevolent assimilation they established a school that centered on English language and literature to advance the superiority of the Anglo Saxon tradition which was held up as ustification for the US's civilizing mission and. Nificant intervention as to how understand US educational systems and
the institutionalization Offered as a promise moral uplift andinstitutionalization Offered as a promise of moral uplift and advancement Meanwhile on American soil the field of American literature was ust being developed and fundamentally though invisibly defined by this new extraterritorial expansionDrawing on a wealth of material including historical records governmental documents from the War Department and the Bureau of Insular Affairs curriculum guides memoirs of American teachers in the Philippines and 19th century literature Meg Wesling not only links emp. .