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By James Phelan

This astute consultant to the literary achievements of yank novelists within the 20th century areas their paintings in its old context and provides distinctive analyses of landmark novels in keeping with a essentially laid out set of instruments for studying narrative form.

  • Includes a priceless review of 20th- and early twenty-first century American literary history
  • Provides analyses of diverse middle 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 hobbies of modernism and postmodernism
  • Explains and applies key ideas of rhetorical reading
  • Includes a number of cross-novel comparisons and contrasts 



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