The Resource Prose Writing, 1940-1990. Vol. 7

Prose Writing, 1940-1990. Vol. 7

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Prose Writing, 1940-1990. Vol. 7
Title
Prose Writing, 1940-1990. Vol. 7
Title variation
  • Cambridge History of American Literature: Prose Writing, 1940–1990. 1st Ed. Vol. 7
  • Cambridge History of American Literature Vol. 7 Prose Writing, 1940–1990, 1st Edition
  • Cambridge History of American Literature. Vol 7
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Volume VII of the Cambridge History of American Literature examines a broad range of American literature of the past half-century, revealing complex relations to changes in society. Christopher Bigsby discusses American dramatists from Tennessee Williams to August Wilson, showing how innovations in theatre anticipated a world of emerging countercultures and provided America with an alternative view of contemporary life. Morris Dickstein describes the condition of rebellion in fiction from 1940 to 1970, linking writers as diverse as James Baldwin and John Updike. John Burt examines writers of the American South, describing the tensions between modernization and continued entanglements with the past. Wendy Steiner examines the postmodern fictions since 1970, and shows how the questioning of artistic assumptions has broadened the canon of American literature. Finally, Cyrus Patell highlights the voices of Native American, Asian American, Chicano, gay and lesbian writers, often marginalized but here discussed within and against a broad set of national traditions
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PQKB
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Bercovitch, Sacvan
Dewey number
810.9004
Language note
English
LC call number
PS369
LC item number
.C36 1999
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Bercovitch, Sacvan
  • Patell, Cyrus R. K
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  • American prose literature
  • American drama
  • American fiction
  • American literature
  • United States
Label
Prose Writing, 1940-1990. Vol. 7
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Publication
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Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Abbreviated title
  • CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
  • PROSE WRITING, 1940-1990
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Content category
text
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  • txt
Contents
The drama 1940-1990 / Christopher Bigsby -- Fiction and society, 1940-1970 / Morris Dickstein -- After the southern renascence / John Burt -- Postmodern fictions, 1970-1990 / Wendy Steiner -- Emergent Literatures / Cyrus R.K. Patell
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 795 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139053679
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computer
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  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
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remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000419306
  • (SSID)ssj0000399994
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11279285
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000399994
  • (PQKBWorkID)10393884
  • (PQKB)11280461
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139053679
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000419306
Label
Prose Writing, 1940-1990. Vol. 7
Publication
Note
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Abbreviated title
  • CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE
  • PROSE WRITING, 1940-1990
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
The drama 1940-1990 / Christopher Bigsby -- Fiction and society, 1940-1970 / Morris Dickstein -- After the southern renascence / John Burt -- Postmodern fictions, 1970-1990 / Wendy Steiner -- Emergent Literatures / Cyrus R.K. Patell
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 795 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139053679
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000419306
  • (SSID)ssj0000399994
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11279285
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000399994
  • (PQKBWorkID)10393884
  • (PQKB)11280461
  • (UkCbUP)CR9781139053679
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000419306

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