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An authoritative consultant to American literature, this Companion examines the experimental varieties, socio-cultural adjustments, literary hobbies, and significant authors of the early twentieth century. This Companion presents authoritative and wide-ranging information on early twentieth-century American fiction.

  • Considers ordinarily studied authors resembling Faulkner, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway, along key texts of the interval via Richard Wright, Charles Chesnutt, Zora Neale Hurston, and Anzia Yezierska
  • Examines how the works of those assorted writers were interpreted of their personal day and the way present readings have increased our knowing in their cultural and literary significance
  • Covers a wide diversity of subject matters, together with the 1st and moment global Wars, literary language modifications, writer superstar, the city panorama, modernism, the Jazz Age, the nice melancholy, regionalism, and African-American fiction
  • Gives scholars the contextual details important for formulating their very own evaluations of vintage American fiction

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