American literature and culture: 1900-1960


McDonald, Gail (2007) American literature and culture: 1900-1960, Oxford, UK, Blackwell, 264pp. (Blackwell Introductions to Literature).

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Contents

1. Big
Expansion and its Discontents
The City
Representing Nature
Apocalypse
The Sense of Place
2. Rich
Weber and Veblen: Reasons to Work and Reasons to Spend
USA
Work and Identity
Labor Reform
Consumption and Identity
3. New
Beginning Anew: Crevecoeur and Hawthorne
Young America
Making It New I: Literary Modernism
Making It New II: The Other Arts
4. Free
The Multiple Meanings of Freedom
War and the Affirmation of American Values
Writing War
Upstream Against the Mainstream
"An Inescapable Network of Mutuality"

Item Type: Book
ISBNs: 1405101261 (hardback)
140510127 (paperback)
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Subjects: P Language and Literature > PS American literature
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 42158
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:27
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/42158

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