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The Village Revolt

Jason Stacy

in Spoon River America: Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043833
eISBN:
9780252052736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043833.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 6 traces Carl Van Doren’s claim in 1921 that Spoon River Anthology founded a literary “Revolt from the Village.” Van Doren argued that Midwestern authors inspired by Masters, such as Sherwood ... More


Spoon River America: Edgar Lee Masters and the Myth of the American Small Town

Jason Stacy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043833
eISBN:
9780252052736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043833.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Edgar Lee Masters’s best-selling Spoon River Anthology (1915) captured a regional conception of Midwestern rural life, packaged it in verse by fictional dead people, and disseminated it so widely ... More


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