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MacGowan, Christopher - Twentieth-Century American Poetry, ebook

Twentieth-Century American Poetry

MacGowan, Christopher


A wide-ranging and stimulating critical guide to twentieth-century American poetry. Written by a leading authority on the innovative modernist poet, William Carlos Williams. Explores the material, historical and social contexts in which twentieth-century American

McDonald, Gail - American Literature and Culture 1900-1960, ebook

American Literature and Culture 1900-1960

McDonald, Gail


This introduction to American literature and culture from 1900 to 1960 is organized around four major ideas about America: that is it “big”, “new”, “rich”, and “free”.
Illustrates the artistic and social climate in the USA during this period.Juxtaposes

Samuels, Shirley - A Companion to American Fiction 1780 - 1865, ebook

A Companion to American Fiction 1780 - 1865

Samuels, Shirley


This Companion presents the current state of criticism in the field of American fiction from the earliest declarations of nationhood to secession and civil war.
Draws heavily on historical and cultural contexts in its consideration of American

Lamb, Robert Paul - A Companion to American Fiction 1865 - 1914, ebook

A Companion to American Fiction 1865 - 1914

Lamb, Robert Paul


A Companion to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is a groundbreaking collection of essays written by leading critics for a wide audience of scholars, students, and interested general readers.
An exceptionally broad-ranging and accessible Companion to the study of American

Krasner, David - A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama, ebook

A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama

Krasner, David


This Companion provides an original and authoritative survey of twentieth-century American drama studies, written by some of the best scholars and critics in the field.
Balances consideration of canonical material with discussion of works by previously marginalized playwrights Includes