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By James Phelan

This astute consultant to the literary achievements of yankee novelists within the 20th century locations their paintings in its old context and provides exact analyses of landmark novels in response to a in actual fact laid out set of instruments for reading narrative form.

  • Includes a precious evaluation of 20th- and early twenty-first century American literary history
  • Provides analyses of diverse center texts together with The nice Gatsby, Invisible guy, The Sound and the Fury, The Crying of Lot 49 and Freedom
  • Relates those person novels to the wider inventive events of modernism and postmodernism
  • Explains and applies key rules of rhetorical reading
  • Includes a variety of cross-novel comparisons and contrasts 



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