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This introduction to American literature and culture from 1900 to 1960 is organized around four major ideas about America: that is it "big", "new", "rich", and "free". * Illustrates the artistic and social climate in the USA during this period. * Juxtaposes discussion of history, popular culture, literature and other art forms in ways that foster discussion, questioning, and continued study. * An appendix lists relevant primary and secondary works, including websites. * An ideal supplement to primary texts taught in American literature courses.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405101271
ISBN-10: 140510127X
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gail McDonald

Gail McDonald is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Southampton. She is the author of Learning to Be Modern: Pound, Eliot, and the American University (1993). She is also a Founder and Past President of the Modernist Studies Association.

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