The Modern American Political Novel: 1900-1960

The Modern American Political Novel: 1900-1960

by Joseph Blotner

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292763654
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 05/29/2014
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Joseph Blotner (1923–2012) was Professor of English at the University of Michigan. He wrote major biographies of William Faulkner and Robert Penn Warren.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. The Young Knight
  • 2. The Boss
  • 3. Corruption
  • 4. The Novel of the Future
  • 5. The Role of Woman
  • 6. The Southern Politician
  • 7. American Fascism
  • 8. The Far Right and McCarthyism
  • 9. Disillusionment and the Intellectual
  • 10. American Politics Abroad
  • Conclusion
  • Bibliography
    • I. Primary Sources
      • A. The Novels Discussed in This Study
      • B. Related Novels
      • C. Novels Published between 1961 and April, 1965
    • II. Secondary Sources
      • A. Books and Monographs
      • B. Articles in Journals and Books
  • Index

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