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By Daniel S. Traber

It is going with out announcing that identification has lengthy been a recurrent subject in reviews of yank tradition. The fight among crew sameness and person area of expertise is a standard factor in knowing variety within the usa on numerous levels—including how our alterations haven't continually led to nationwide occasion. phrases similar to “hybridity,” “performativity,” “transnationalism,” and “border zones” are a part of the present theoretical vocabulary and, for a few, set up a clean language of chance, one promising to undermine the conformist values of monocultural views. as a consequence, Culturcide and Non-Identity throughout American tradition explores theories and practices of id from a large viewpoint to understand how various, diffuse, and distorted they are often, specially while that id turns out boringly widespread. the themes variety from hip-hop parodies to punk preppies to pachuco-ska, hence crossing the strains of style, medium, and self-discipline to blur the borderline dividing the types of texts to which those theories can “legitimately” be applied.

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