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The assimilation experience of five American white ethnic novelists of the twentieth century by Betty Ann Burch

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • American fiction -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.,
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Minorities -- United States -- Intellectual life.,
  • Immigrants -- United States -- Intellectual life.,
  • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • European Americans -- Cultural assimilation.,
  • Emigration and immigration in literature.,
  • European Americans -- Intellectual life.,
  • Assimilation (Sociology) in literature.,
  • Ethnicity in literature.,
  • Americanization.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-252)

StatementBetty Ann Burch.
SeriesEuropean immigrants and American society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS153.M56 B87 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 252 p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1879410M
ISBN 100824074238
LC Control Number90039828

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White ethnic Europeans formed the second and third great waves of immigration, from the early nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century. They joined a newly minted United States that was primarily made up of white Protestants from England. While most immigrants came searching for a better life, their experiences were not all the same.   The first piece of research is the National Academy of Science’s (NAS) September book titled The Integration of Immigrants into American Society. At pages, it’s a thorough, brilliant summation of the relevant academic literature on immigrant assimilation that ties the different strands of research into a coherent story. There have been twelve literature Nobel Prize laureates, beginning with Sinclair Lewis in to Bob Dylan, in Other American writers who were laureates include such household names as T.S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and John Steinbeck. American writers’ contribution to English literature . Jewish women began to assimilate into American society and culture as soon as they stepped off the boat. Some started even earlier, with reports and dreams of the goldene medine, the golden land of liberty and opportunity. Very few resisted adapting to the language and mores of the United States; those who did often returned to Europe. Well over ninety percent stayed, even those who cursed.

These patterns held even among brothers within the same family. The data suggest that, while a foreign-sounding name reinforced a sense of ethnic identity, it may have exposed individuals to discrimination at school or on the job. Other measures reinforce the picture of early 20th century immigrants gradually taking on American cultural markers. Researchers debate why certain groups are more prone to cultural assimilation, while other communities remain largely unassimilated. Studies show that racial differences can play a key role. For example, white immigrants who arrived to the United States in the 19th century . The Asian American "Model Minority" is a myth that serves to divide and conquer people of color in the United States. 17 Anagnostou () writes on "Model Americans" in Diaspora journal: on the.   Metres divides the book into three events, and avoids the potentially expansive role of American military interventions in the twentieth century overall—he takes up only the Second World War, the Vietnam War, and the First Gulf War. The book is also confined to the twentieth century Author: Lacy Rumsey, Elizabeth Nolan, James M. Decker, Michael Boyd, Amy M. Flaxman, Alan Rice, Stella Bolak.