American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century

American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century

by Caroline Zilboorg
     
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521663908
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/22/2000
Series:
Cambridge Contexts in Literature Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

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