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Twentieth Century American Literature (Chelsea House Library of Literary Criticism)

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History and criticism,
  • Collected works,
  • American Literature (General),
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Biography,
  • Dictionaries,
  • American - General,
  • 20th century,
  • American literature,
  • Authors, American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9385838M
    ISBN 100877548048
    ISBN 109780877548041


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The author published only one book, This Man’s Army (), and then abandoned the practice of poetry. The Greatest American Novels, – Jeff O'Neal Oct 3, A couple of years ago, one of my brightest, most driven students asked me a simple question for which I had no ready answer: “Do you know where I could find a list of the or so most important works of American fiction from the 20th Century?”Author: Jeff O'neal.

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The 20th century was like no time period before it. Einstein, Darwin, Freud and Marx were just some of the thinkers who profoundly changed Western culture. These changes took distinct shape in the literature of the 20th century.

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About the Journal. Focusing on literary-cultural production emerging from or responding to the twentieth century, broadly construed, Twentieth-Century Literature (TCL) offers essays, grounded in a variety of approaches, that interrogate and enrich the ways we understand the literary cultures of the includes work considering how those cultures are bound up with the crucial.

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About this book This student-friendly handbook provides an engaging overview of American fiction over the twentieth century, with entries on the important historical contexts and central issues, as well as the major texts and writers.

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Michael Cooke examines the essential structure of Afro-American literature as it has developed in the twentieth-century, with special attention to works by Jean Toomer, Zora Neal Hurston, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Robert Hayden, and Alice Walker.

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Native American cultures have a rich history of oral literature. Mayan books from as far back as the 5th century are known, and it is believed that the Maya started writing things down centuries before that.

As a specific discipline viewed through the lens of European literature. Read this book on Questia. This encyclopedia is for students of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and song lyrics who wish to learn more about the most influential and significant twentieth-century writers of Canada and the United States.

Enable a Deeper Understanding of 20th-Century Literature. Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism through Gale Literature Criticism assembles critical responses to the works of 20th-century authors of all genres—novelists, poets, playwrights, journalists, philosophers, political leaders, scientists, mathematicians and other creative writers from every region of the world.

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Articles in the journal, rigorously peer-reviewed, engage significant historiographic or interpretive issues and explore both. The paper in this book meets the minimum requirements of American National Standard for Information Sciences— Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials, ANSI Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data A History of twentieth-century African literatures / edited by Oyekan Owomoyela.

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