Description - A Companion to the Modern American Novel, 1900 - 1950 by John T. Matthews
This cutting-edge Companion is a comprehensive resource for the study of the modern American novel. Published at a time when literary modernism is being thoroughly reassessed, it reflects current investigations into the origins and character of the movement as a whole.
Brings together 28 original essays from leading scholarsAllows readers to orient individual works and authors in their principal cultural and social contextsContributes to efforts to recover minority voices, such as those of African American novelists, and popular subgenres, such as detective fictionDirects students to major relevant scholarship for further inquirySuggests the many ways that modern , American and fiction carry new meanings in the twenty-first century
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Author Biography - John T. Matthews
John T. Matthews is Professor of English and American Studies at Boston University. His publications include
William Faulkner: Seeing Through the South (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009); "
The Sound and the Fury": Faulkner and the Lost Cause (1990);
The Play of Faulkner's Language (1982); and numerous articles and chapters on Faulkner, including recent essays in
Look Away! The U.S. South and New World Studies (2004) and
American Literary History (2004). He is currently working on a study of the problem of the South in the modern American imagination. Matthews was a founding coeditor of
The Faulkner Journal and serves on editorial boards for the New Southern Studies Series,
Arizona Quarterly, Modern Fiction Studies, and
The Mississippi Quarterly.