9781118492086

A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900 - 1950

  • ISBN 13:

    9781118492086

  • ISBN 10:

    1118492080

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/10/2013
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Summary

This cutting-edge Companion is a comprehensive resource for the study of the modern American novel. Published at a time when literary modernism is being thoroughly reassessed, it reflects current investigations into the origins and character of the movement as a whole.

  • Brings together 28 original essays from leading scholars
  • Allows readers to orient individual works and authors in their principal cultural and social contexts
  • Contributes to efforts to recover minority voices, such as those of African American novelists, and popular subgenres, such as detective fiction
  • Directs students to major relevant scholarship for further inquiry
  • Suggests the many ways that “modern”, “American” and “fiction” carry new meanings in the twenty-first century

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