The Cambridge Companion to American Modernism

The Cambridge Companion to American Modernism

by Walter Kalaidjian
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521536804

ISBN-13: 9780521536806

Pub. Date: 05/23/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Original essays by twelve distinguished international scholars offer critical overviews of the major genres, literary culture, and social contexts that define the current state of scholarship. This Companion also features a chronology of key events and publication dates covering the first half of the twentieth century in the United States. The introductory

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Overview

Original essays by twelve distinguished international scholars offer critical overviews of the major genres, literary culture, and social contexts that define the current state of scholarship. This Companion also features a chronology of key events and publication dates covering the first half of the twentieth century in the United States. The introductory reference guide concludes with a current bibliography of further reading organized by chapter topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521536806
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/23/2005
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction Walter Kalaidjian; 1. Nationalism and the modern American canon Mark Morrisson; Part I. Genre: 2. Modern American fiction Rita Barnard; 3. Modern American poetry Cary Nelson; 4. Modern American drama Stephen Watt; Part II. Culture: 5. American modernism and the New Negro Renaissance Mark Sanders; 6. Jazz and American modernism Jed Rasula; 7. Visual culture Michael North; 8. The avant-garde phase of American modernism Marjorie Perloff; Part III. Society: 9. Gender and sexuality Janet Lyon; 10. Regionalism and American modernism John Duvall; 11. Social representations of American modernism Paula Rabinowitz; 12. Modern American literary criticism Douglas Mao; Guide to further reading; Index.

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