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Phelan, James

Reading the American Novel 1920-2010

Phelan, James - Reading the American Novel 1920-2010, ebook

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This astute guide to the literary achievements of American novelists in the twentieth century places their work in its historical context and offers detailed analyses of landmark novels based on a clearly laid out set of tools for analyzing narrative form.

  • Includes a valuable overview of twentieth- and early twenty-first century American literary history
  • Provides analyses of numerous core texts including The Great Gatsby, Invisible Man, The Sound and the Fury, The Crying of Lot 49 and Freedom
  • Relates these individual novels to the broader artistic movements of modernism and postmodernism
  • Explains and applies key principles of rhetorical reading
  • Includes numerous cross-novel comparisons and contrasts 

 

 

Keywords: American Literature, modernism, postmodernism, narrative, Great Gatsby, Invisible Man, The Sound and the Fury

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Reading the Novel
Page amount
280 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118512890
Printed ISBN
9780631230670

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