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An authoritative advisor to American literature, this Companion examines the experimental varieties, socio-cultural alterations, literary activities, and significant authors of the early twentieth century. This Companion presents authoritative and wide-ranging suggestions on early twentieth-century American fiction.

  • Considers ordinarily studied authors equivalent to 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 diversified writers were interpreted of their personal day and the way present readings have multiplied our figuring out in their cultural and literary significance
  • Covers a wide diversity of themes, together with the 1st and moment international Wars, literary language changes, writer famous person, the city panorama, modernism, the Jazz Age, the nice melancholy, regionalism, and African-American fiction
  • Gives scholars the contextual details worthy for formulating their very own opinions of vintage American fiction

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