American Modernism 1910-1945, 2nd Edition

  • R. Lathbury
  • P. Linehan
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  • ISBN-10: 1438134185
  • ISBN-13: 9781438134185
  • DDC: 810.9
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released June 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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This engaging, illustrated guide to the modernist movement in American literature provides a wealth of information on American modernism, the Lost Generation, modernism in the American novel, the Harlem Renaissance, modernism in poetry and drama, and the literary culture of the Moderns. This updated volume is in full color for the first time and features numerous resources, such as a new section covering the Great Depression, informative sidebars, a chronology, cross-references, and further reading suggestions, among others.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: American Modernism.
2: The Lost Generation.
3: Modernism in the American Novel: Joyce, Dos Passos, and Faulkner.
4: The Harlem Renaissance (1919–1929).
5: Modernism in Poetry and Drama.
6: Literary Culture of the Moderns.
7: The Great Depression (1929–1939)—The Years that Defined an Era.
8: Timeline.
Glossary of Terms.
9: Biographical Glossary.
Further Reading.