American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century, Paperback

American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century Paperback

Part of the Cambridge Contexts in Literature series



Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. The literature written by Americans during the twentieth century encompasses a wide variety of voices; voices that attempt to capture the breadth and diversity of American experience in a century of dizzying change.

This book examines the dramatic social changes and political events - such as the Great Depression, American involvement in the Second World War and the civil rights movement - that helped to shape American writing throughout the century.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 130 pages, 1 colour book
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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  • Category: Literary studies: c 1500 to c 1800
  • ISBN: 9780521663908


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