A Concise Companion to Postwar American Literature and Culture

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Josephine Hendin
John Wiley & Sons, 23 ביולי 2004 - 444 עמודים
This Concise Companion is a guide to the creative output of the United States in the postwar period, in its diverse energies, shapes and forms.

  • Embraces diversity, covering Vietnam literature, gay and lesbian literature, American Jewish fiction, Italian American literature, Irish American writing, emergent ethnic literatures, African American writing, jazz, film, drama and more.
  • Shows how different genres and approaches opened up creative possibilities and interacted in the postwar period.
  • Portrays the postwar United States split by differences of wealth and position, by ethnicity and race, and by agendas of left and right, but united in the intensity of its creative drive.
 

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Introducing American Literature and Culture
1
An Ambiguous Culture
20
The Beat Generation is Now About Everything
72
American Music After 1950
95
American Drama in the Postwar Period
110
Postwar American Film
149
A Literary
168
Postmodern Fictions
187
Identity and the Postwar Temper in American
238
African American Literature
263
Italian American Literature and Culture
299
Political Men
323
Native American
351
Postmodern Documentation and the Downtown
383
Index
400
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Gay and Lesbian Writing in PostWorld War II America
210

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מידע על המחבר (2004)

Josephine G. Hendin is Professor of English and Tiro A. Segno Professor of Italian American Studies at New York University. Her novel The Right Thing to Do won an American Book Award from the Before Columbus Foundation in 1988–9 and was reprinted by the Feminist Press in 1999. Her critical works include The World of Flannery O'Connor (1970), Vulnerable People: A View of American Fiction Since 1945 (1978), and Heartbreakers: Women and Violence in Contemporary Culture and Literature (2004).

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