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Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Britannica Educational Publishing
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-01 - Publisher: Britanncia Educational Publishing

Starting at the dawn of the 20th century, writers began experimenting with literary styles as never before. As perhaps the most far-reaching movement, Modernism swept across both the United States and Europe and has been embodied in the works of such writers as Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and
Rethinking Chinese Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 292
Authors: Carlos Rojas, Eileen Chow
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-08 - Publisher: Routledge

Through analyses of a wide range of Chinese literary and visual texts from the beginning of the twentieth century through the contemporary period, the thirteen essays in this volume challenge the view that canonical and popular culture are self-evident and diametrically opposed categories, and instead argue that the two cultural
Twenty-First Century Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: S. Adiseshiah, R. Hildyard
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-07 - Publisher: Springer

This lively new volume of essays examines what happens now in 21st century fiction. Fresh theoretical approaches to writers such as Salman Rushdie, David Peace, Margaret Atwood, and Hilary Mantel, and identifications of 21st-century themes, tropes and styles combine to produce a timely critical intervention into genuinely contemporary fiction.
The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: John Ernest
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-28 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Given the rise of new interdisciplinary and methodological approaches to African American and Black Atlantic studies, The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative will offer a fresh, wide-ranging assessment of this major American literary genre. The volume will begin with articles that consider the fundamental concerns of gender,
The Columbia Companion to the Twentieth-Century American Short Story
Language: en
Pages: 952
Authors: Blanche H. Gelfant
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-21 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

Esteemed critic Blanche Gelfant's brilliant companion gathers together lucid essays on major writers and themes by some of the best literary critics in the United States. Part 1 is comprised of articles on stories that share a particular theme, such as "Working Class Stories" or "Gay and Lesbian Stories." The