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The Chronology Of American Literature

Author : Daniel S. Burt
ISBN : 0618168214
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Ranging from the colonial era to the present day, this authoritative reference encompasses the full range of American literary developments as it spotlights major and popular works of fiction, nonfiction, plays, and poetry; biographical profiles of authors; literary journals; and other trends, themes, award winners, and more.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Cambridge History Of Latina O American Literature

Author : John Morán González
ISBN : 9781316872208
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Cambridge History of Latina/o American Literature emphasizes the importance of understanding Latina/o literature not simply as a US ethnic phenomenon but more broadly as an important element of a trans-American literary imagination. Engaging with the dynamics of migration, linguistic and cultural translation, and the uneven distribution of resources across the Americas that characterize Latina/o literature, the essays in this History provide a critical overview of key texts, authors, themes, and contexts as discussed by leading scholars in the field. This book demonstrates the relevance of Latina/o literature for a world defined by the migration of people, commodities, and cultural expressions.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Companion To American Fiction After 1945

Author : John N. Duvall
ISBN : 9780521196314
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A comprehensive 2011 guide to the genres, historical contexts, cultural diversity and major authors of American fiction since the Second World War.
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A Journey Through American Literature

Author : Kevin J. Hayes
ISBN : 9780199862061
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A spirited and lively introduction to American literature, this book acquaints readers with the key authors, works, and events in the nation's rich and ecclectic literary tradition.
Category: Literary Criticism

Atlas Of The North American Indian

Author : Carl Waldman
ISBN : 9781438126715
Genre : Social Science
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Presents an illustrated reference that covers the history, culture and tribal distribution of North American Indians.
Category: Social Science

The Cambridge Companion To Latina O American Literature

Author : John Morán González
ISBN : 9781107044920
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This Companion presents key texts, authors, themes, and contexts of Latina/o literature and highlights its increasing significance in world literature.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Companion To Postmodern American Fiction

Author : Paula Geyh
ISBN : 9781108179447
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Few previous periods in the history of American literature could rival the richness of the postmodern era - the diversity of its authors, the complexity of its ideas and visions, and the multiplicity of its subjects and forms. This volume offers an authoritative, comprehensive, and accessible guide to the American fiction of this remarkable period. It traces the development of postmodern American fiction over the past half-century and explores its key aesthetic, cultural, and political contexts. It examines its principal styles and genres, from the early experiments with metafiction to the most recent developments, such as the graphic novel and digital fiction, and offers concise, compelling readings of many of its major works. An indispensable resource for students, scholars, and the general reader, the Companion both highlights the extraordinary achievements of postmodern American fiction and provides illuminating critical frameworks for understanding it.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Cambridge Companion To American Modernism

Author : Walter B. Kalaidjian
ISBN : 052182995X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Cambridge Companion to American Modernism provides a comprehensive and authoritative overview of American literary modernism from 1890 to 1939. These original essays by twelve distinguished scholars of international reputation offer critical overviews of the major genres, literary culture, and social contexts that define the current state of Modern American literature and cultural studies. Among the diverse topics covered are nationalism, race, gender and the impact of music and visual arts on literary modernism, as well as overviews of the achievements of American modernism in fiction, poetry and drama. The book concludes with a chapter on modern American criticism. An essential reference guide to the field, the Companion offers readers a chronology of key events and publication dates covering the first half of the twentieth century in the United States, and a bibliography of further reading organized by chapter topics.
Category: Literary Criticism

A History Of American Working Class Literature

Author : Nicholas Coles
ISBN : 9781108509022
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A History of American Working-Class Literature sheds light not only on the lived experience of class but the enormously varied creativity of working-class people throughout the history of what is now the United States. By charting a chronology of working-class experience, as the conditions of work have changed over time, this volume shows how the practice of organizing, economic competition, place, and time shape opportunity and desire. The subjects range from transportation narratives and slave songs to the literature of deindustrialization and globalization. Among the literary forms discussed are memoir, journalism, film, drama, poetry, speeches, fiction, and song. Essays focus on plantation, prison, factory, and farm, as well as on labor unions, workers' theaters, and innovative publishing ventures. Chapters spotlight the intersections of class with race, gender, and place. The variety, depth, and many provocations of this History are certain to enrich the study and teaching of American literature.
Category: Literary Criticism