By Philip R. Yannella
This publication situates American literature from the nice melancholy to the current day in its ancient context
- Explores the matters that engaged American writers from 1929 to the present
- Draws on a number files from journal and newspaper money owed to executive studies and demanding non-fiction
- The ebook covers political ferment of the Nineteen Thirties; post-World warfare II anti-Communism; post-War affluence; suburbanization and demographic switch; juvenile delinquency, psychological affliction and the conception of the U.S. as a “sick” society; and post-1965 immigration
- Designed to be appropriate with the main anthologies of literature from the period
- Equips scholars and basic readers with the required ancient context had to comprehend the writings from this era and offers unique and helpful readings that exhibit how context contributes to meaning
- Includes a historic timeline, that includes key literary works, American presidents, and old events
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