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Post-War American Literature (American Literature Library)

Elizabeth Jones

Post-War American Literature (American Literature Library)

by Elizabeth Jones

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Published by Moonbeam Publications, Incorporated .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Literature: Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11476547M
    ISBN 100931013194
    ISBN 109780931013195

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Book Description A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture traces the creative energy that surged in new directions in the United States after World War II. Each of the contributors approaches a particular aspect of postwar literature, film, music, or drama from his or her own perspective.2/5(1).

"Repression and Realism in Post-War American Literature is a substantial, well organized, and lucidly written contribution to the field of early post-war American literature and culture. Its argument that unconscious conflict generated by the World War II is most Manufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan.

"Reading post-war American literature through the lens of the Freudian uncanny, Repression and Realism in Post-War American Literature intriguingly and persuasively demonstrates how the period s most representative realist texts are haunted by the gothic memories of World War : Palgrave Macmillan US.

After V‐J Day, when Japan surrendered, men and women in uniform and civilians alike expected the government to “bring the troops home by Christmas.” Indeed, demobilization of the armed forces and reconversion of the economy occurred faster than anyone expected.

The size of the armed forces was reduced from 12 million at the end of the war to 3 million by mid and to million in American literature - After World War II | American literature - American literature - After World War II: The literary historian Malcolm Cowley described the years between the two world wars as a “second flowering” of American writing.

Certainly American literature attained a new maturity and a rich diversity in the s and ’30s, and significant works by several major figures from those decades were published after Postwar Europe was a scene of both physical and moral destruction.

The author of Savage Continent, winner of the Hessell-Tiltman History Prize, recommends essential reading for understanding the sheer scale of suffering, dislocation and fighting after the war was over. The library includes the greatest books of all time, including; Moby Dick, The Call of the Wild, The Prince and the Pauper, The Red Badge of Courage, The Awakening, Little Women, The Scarlet Letter, The Secret Garden, White Fang, Babbit, Daisy Miller, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and hundreds of other classic novels.

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But in the end, a great book is a great book, and that—the quality and originality and vitality of the work itself—is going to be what makes a book stand the test of time.” Whether or not their books will stand the test of time, writers continue to write about war to find the unarguable point of it.

This study of fiction produced in America in the decade following examines literature by writers such as Kerouac and Bellow. It examines how, though such fiction seemed to resolutely avoid the events and implications of World War II, it was still suffused with dread and suggestions of war.

Explore our list of 20th Century American Literature - Post WWII - Literary Criticism Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due. Notable authors of American literature include: John Smith, who wrote some of its earliest works; Phillis Wheatley, who wrote the first African American book; Edgar Allan Poe, a standout of the Romantic era; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a celebrated poet; Emily Dickinson, a woman who wrote poetry at a time when the field was largely dominated by men; Mark Twain, a master of humour and realism; Ernest.

One can see Twain’s importance for American literature by Ernest hemingway’s statement that all of American literature comes from one great book, Twain’s „The Adventures of Huckleberry Fin“, which is Twain’s major work.

The story is about a boy who is threatened. American author and publisher Dave Eggers is one of several contemporary authors who represent the latest movement in post-modern literature which some have deemed post-postmodernism or post-irony. American literature, however, argues otherwise.

Not only did the war spawn an enormous literature during and after the war, it also led to a reaction against the war and the culture that supported it. By Elizabeth DiEmanuele Try Audible and Get Two Free Audiobooks Contemporary American literature is subversive.

It contains an element of the surreal, bizarre names, plots and consistent, biting commentary. Primarily postmodernist, these works are inherently distrustful. They not only question cultural inconsistencies, they allow such inconsistencies to naturally unfold within the.

In the post-war period, Thomas Jefferson established his place in American literature through his authorship of the United States Declaration of Independence, his influence on the United States Constitution, his autobiography, his Notes on the State of Virginia, and his many letters.

Geez, what a question. Here is my attempt. One caveat: This is not a list of sociopolitical importance. This is not a list of popularity or acclaim, even among literary critics. This is a list of aesthetic leaps - works of fiction which made the.

Postmodern literature isn't about creating something % new and real—remember, these ideals are no longer seen as possible by postmodernists.

Rather than fighting against this, though, postmodernists go with the flow and embrace the idea of writing stories about stories, instead of getting bogged down in a quest for what's authentic or real.

This significant military advantage lasted for only a few brief years, however, until the Soviet Union successfully tested their first atomic bomb in August 3 This, at least, put a damper on the mood of post-war America. Tony Judt, author of Postwar, characterizes an arms race of unprecedented scale in the subsequent decade, writing.This book serves as the general framework for Sonlight's American Literature course.

Rather than choosing a book from each of the major periods ("Pre-Colonial," "Transcendentalism," etc.), and working in chronological order, instead, this course uses my favorite books by American authors and allows Adler's instruction to help read these.Americans in the World War II era bought the novels of African American writers in unprecedented numbers.

But the names on the books lining shelves and filling barracks trunks were not the now-familiar Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, but Frank Yerby, Chester Himes, William Gardner Smith, and J.

Saunders this book, Stephanie Brown recovers the work of these innovative novelists.