Concise Companions to Literature and Culture: A Concise Companion to American Fiction 1900 - 1950

Editor/Author Stoneley, Peter and Weinstein, Cindy
Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Wiley

Single-User Purchase Price: $43.95
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ISBN: 978-1-4051-3367-8
Category: Language & Literature - American literature
Book Status: Available

An authoritative guide to American literature, this Companion examines the experimental forms, socio-cultural changes, literary movements, and major authors of the early 20th century. - Considers commonly studied authors such as Faulkner, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway, alongside key texts of the period by Richard Wright, Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston, and Anzia Yezierska - Examines how the works of these diverse writers have been interpreted in their own day and how current readings have expanded our understanding of their cultural and literary significance - Covers a broad range of topics, including the First and Second World Wars, literary language differences, author celebrity, the urban landscape, modernism, the Jazz Age, the Great Depression, regionalism, and African-American fiction

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