By Robert Zacharias
For a long time, the sphere of Mennonite literature has been ruled by way of the query of Mennonite id. After identification interrogates this lengthy preoccupation and explores the aptitude to maneuver past it to a very post-identity Mennonite literature.
The twelve essays accumulated right here view Mennonite writing as transitioning past a practice involved essentially with defining itself and its cultural milieu. What this implies for the way forward for Mennonite literature and its attendant feedback is the query on the middle of this quantity. individuals discover the histories and contexts—as good because the gaps—that have expert and diverted the perennial specialize in id in Mennonite literature, whilst that identification is reread, reframed, and expanded.
After identification is a well timed reappraisal of the Mennonite literature of Canada and the USA on the very second whilst that literature turns out able to development right into a new era.
In addition to the editor, the participants are Ervin Beck, Di Brandt, Daniel Shank Cruz, Jeff Gundy, Ann Hostetler, Julia Spicher Kasdorf, Royden Loewen, Jesse Nathan, Magdalene Redekop, Hildi Froese Tiessen, and Paul Tiessen.
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After Identity: Mennonite Writing in North America by Robert Zacharias