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Ruland, Richard,   Bradbury, Malcolm From Puritanism to Postmodernism
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Bradbury, Malcolm , Ruland, Richard

From Puritanism to Postmodernism

A History of American Literature

New ed

€ 20.95

From a Modernist/Postmodernist perspective, this title addresses questions of literary and cultural nationalism. The authors reveal that since the seventeenth century, American writing has reflected the political and historical climate of its time and helped define America's cultural and social parameters. Above all, they argue that American literature has always been essentially 'modern', illustrating this with a broad range of texts: from Poe and Melville to Fitzgerald and Proud, to Wallace and Stevens, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Thomas Pynchon.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface ix
Part I. The Literature of British America
The Puritan Legacy
3(30)
Awakening and Enlightenment
33(28)
Part II. From Colonial Outpost to Cultural Province
Revolution and (in) Dependence
61(43)
American Naissance
104(35)
Yea-Saying and Nay-Saying
139(42)
Part III. Native and Cosmopolitan Crosscurrents: From Local Color to Realism and Naturalism
Secession and Loyalty
181(38)
Muckrakers and Early Moderns
219(20)
Part IV. Modernism in the American Grain
Outland Darts and Homemade Worlds
239(30)
The Second Flowering
269(47)
Radical Reassessments
316(53)
Strange Realities, Adequate Fictions
369(62)
Index 431
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
480 pagina's
Januari 1992
318 gram
197 x 127 x 25 mm
Penguin Group USA us

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