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Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Jonathan R. Eller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book completes the biography trilogy begun in Becoming Ray Bradbury and continued in Ray Bradbury Unbound. Bradbury Beyond Apollo begins in the early 1970s, as Bradbury found himself fully ... More

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short FictionFrom Ragtime to Swing Time

F. Scott Fitzgerald's Short Fiction: From Ragtime to Swing Time

Jade Broughton Adams

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474424684
eISBN:
9781474459662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424684.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

F. Scott Fitzgerald is remembered primarily as a novelist, but he wrote nearly two hundred short stories for popular magazines such as the widely-read Saturday Evening Post. These stories are vividly ... More

The Green DepressionAmerican Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

The Green Depression: American Ecoliterature in the 1930s and 1940s

Matthew M. Lambert

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496830401
eISBN:
9781496830456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496830401.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that depression-era authors contributed to the development of modern environmental thought in three distinct ways. First, they began recognizing as never before the devastating and ... More

The Latino Continuum and the Nineteenth-Century AmericasLiterature, Translation, and Historiography

The Latino Continuum and the Nineteenth-Century Americas: Literature, Translation, and Historiography

Carmen E. Lamas

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198871484
eISBN:
9780191914393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871484.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that the process of recovering Latina/o figures and writings in the nineteenth century does not merely create a bridge between the US and Latin American countries, peoples, and ... More

The Little Art Colony and US ModernismCarmel, Provincetown, Taos

The Little Art Colony and US Modernism: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos

Geneva M. Gano

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439756
eISBN:
9781474490955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439756.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

U.S. Modernism at Continent’s End: Carmel, Provincetown, Taos historicizes and theorizes the significance of the early twentieth-century little arts colony as a uniquely modern social formation ... More

Philip RothA Counterlife

Philip Roth: A Counterlife

Ira Nadel

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780199846108
eISBN:
9780197514450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199846108.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This account of Philip Roth traces the psychological and artistic origins of his creative life. It examines the major events of his career, while identifying a series of personal themes in his ... More

Picturesque Literature and the Transformation of the American Landscape, 1835-1874

Picturesque Literature and the Transformation of the American Landscape, 1835-1874

John Evelev

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192894557
eISBN:
9780191915499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894557.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book examines the central role that the picturesque, a popular mode of scenery appreciation that advocated for an improved and manipulated natural landscape, played in the social, spatial, and ... More

Radium of the WordA Poetics of Materiality

Radium of the Word: A Poetics of Materiality

Craig Dworkin

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226743424
eISBN:
9780226743738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226743738.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book proposes a methodology for literary analysis. It demonstrates that attending to the material forms of language can reveal significations not otherwise accessible through conventional ... More

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

Alison Arant and Jordan Cofer (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496831798
eISBN:
9781496831842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496831798.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Flannery O’Connor’s work can be unsettling to read, inviting a wide range of responses because of her peculiar mixture of violence, grace, and humor. However, a few persistent readerly habits have ... More

Time and Antiquity in American EmpireRoma Redux

Time and Antiquity in American Empire: Roma Redux

Mark Storey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198871507
eISBN:
9780191914409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198871507.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This is a book about two empires—ancient Rome and the United States—and what happens to historical time when we think about them together. Ranging from the present day to the late eighteenth century, ... More

Transatlantic Modernism and the US Lecture Tour

Transatlantic Modernism and the US Lecture Tour

Robert Volpicelli

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780192893383
eISBN:
9780191914652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192893383.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Transatlantic Modernism and the US Lecture Tour examines how the US lecture tour served as a vital infrastructure for bringing regional audiences from all across America into direct contact with ... More

ViolentologiesViolence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

B. V. Olguín

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198863090
eISBN:
9780191895623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863090.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature explores how various forms of violence undergird a wide range of Latina/o subjectivities, or Latinidades, from 1835 to the ... More

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