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American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century (Cambridge Contexts in Literature)

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Publisher Comments:

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. The literature written by Americans during the twentieth century encompasses a wide variety of voices; voices that attempt to capture the breadth and diversity of American experience in a century of dizzying change. This book examines the dramatic social changes and political events - such as the Great Depression, American involvement in the Second World War and the civil rights movement - that helped to shape American writing throughout the century.

Synopsis:

American Prose and Poetry in the Twentieth Century is a new title in the Cambridge Contexts in Literature series.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Reading Twentieth Century American Literature; 3. Approaching the texts; 4. Texts and extracts; 5. Critical approaches; 6. Reading list; 7. Glossary of critical terms.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521663908
Author:
Zilboorg, Caroline
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Editor:
Barlow, Adrian
Author:
Barlow, Adrian
Author:
Caroline, Zilboorg
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Arts & Humanities
Subject:
American prose literature
Subject:
American prose literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Subject:
American poetry -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Subject:
American poetry--20th century--Examinations--Study guides
Subject:
American prose literature--20th century--Examinations--Study guides
Subject:
American poetry -- 20th century.
Subject:
American prose literature -- 20th century.
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Education-Teaching Art
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Cambridge Contexts in Literature
Series Volume:
NTSB/SIR-99/03
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 colour book
Pages:
128
Age Level:
16-19

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