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The American Short Story Cycle

The American Short Story Cycle

Jennifer J. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474423939
eISBN:
9781474444941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474423939.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The American Short Story Cycle spans two centuries to tell the history of a genre that includes major and marginal authors, from Washington Irving through William Faulkner to Jhumpa Lahiri. The short ... More

Karen Tei YamashitaFictions of Magic and Memory

Karen Tei Yamashita: Fictions of Magic and Memory

A. Robert Lee (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824872946
eISBN:
9780824877873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824872946.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Karen Tei Yamashita’s novels, essays, and performance scripts have garnered considerable praise from scholars and reviewers, and are taught not only in the United States but in at least half a dozen ... More

Land of TomorrowPostwar Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism

Land of Tomorrow: Postwar Fiction and the Crisis of American Liberalism

Benjamin Mangrum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190909376
eISBN:
9780190909406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190909376.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book analyzes changes in American intellectual life after the Second World War. It argues that sweeping cultural and intellectual trends undermined the legacy of social-democratic reform ... More

Maximum Feasible ParticipationAmerican Literature and the War on Poverty

Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Stephen Schryer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Ranging from the 1950s to the present, Maximum Feasible Participation traces the literary legacy of the War on Poverty. After World War II, countercultural and minority writers developed an ... More

RemaindersAmerican Poetry at Nature's End

Remainders: American Poetry at Nature's End

Margaret Ronda

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603141
eISBN:
9781503604896
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603141.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Remainders: American Poetry at Nature’s End discusses postwar poetry as an essential archive of ecological thinking in the era of the Great Acceleration, a period of rapid and unprecedented change to ... More

Spatial PoeticsSecond Generation New York School Poetry

Spatial Poetics: Second Generation New York School Poetry

Yasmine Shamma

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198808725
eISBN:
9780191846458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808725.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Emphatically coming after the enthusiastic, dexterous, and avant-garde First Generation New York School poets, the Second Generation New York School poets Ted Berrigan, Alice Notley, Ron Padgett, and ... More

When Fiction Feels RealRepresentation and the Reading Mind

When Fiction Feels Real: Representation and the Reading Mind

Elaine Auyoung

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190845476
eISBN:
9780190845506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845476.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book explores questions that are central to literary experience but remain difficult for critics to explain, such as how novels can seem to transport readers to fictional worlds that feel real, ... More

William Blake and the Myth of AmericaFrom the Abolitionists to the Counterculture

William Blake and the Myth of America: From the Abolitionists to the Counterculture

Linda Freedman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198813279
eISBN:
9780191851261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813279.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This book tells the story of William Blake’s literary reception in America and suggests that ideas about Blake’s poetry and personality helped shape mythopoeic visions of America from the ... More

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