Ideological Adaptation in the American Century

Shama Rangwala
The texts under analysis in this project narrativize the tension between individual agency and the systemic limits that structure the American nation, particularly focusing on the entanglements of white supremacy, patriarchy, and capitalism. It takes a cultural studies perspective to interrogate the representation of the American nation through its iterations in narratives of the exceptional subject, figures manifested in characters who embody American sovereignty and the promise of freedom-in
more » ... mise of freedom-in other words, characters whose narrative trajectories test the limits of these ideals.
doi:10.7939/r3-kafe-be95 fatcat:oz6prhr5fvgsbogunlm22wbfze