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Description - The Twentieth-Century American Fiction Handbook by Christopher J. MacGowan

This student-friendly handbook provides an engaging overview of American fiction over the twentieth century, with entries on the important historical contexts and central issues, as well as the major texts and writers. * Provides extensive coverage of short stories and short story writers as well as novels and novelists * Discusses the cultural contexts and issues that shape the texts and their reputations * Wide-ranging in scope, including science fiction and recent Native American writing * Featured writers range from Henry James and Theodore Dresier to Toni Morrison, Don DeLillo, and Sherman Alexie * Ideal student accompaniment to courses in Twentieth-Century American Literature or Fiction

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405160230
ISBN-10: 1405160233
Format: Hardback
(236mm x 160mm x 28mm)
Pages: 408
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jan-2011
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher J. MacGowan

Christopher MacGowan is Professor of English at the Collegeof William and Mary, USA. His numerous publications include work onWilliam Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Sherwood Anderson, FordMadox Ford, and Vladimir Nabokov.

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