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American Modernism, 1914-1945
  • Authored by: George Parker Anderson
  • From the Series: Research Guide to American Literature
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816078653
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7865-3
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $50.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 05/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 810
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 328

Summary

American Modernism: 1914–1945 covers American literature during the time of war and Depression in the first half of the 20th century. This new research guide brings this important literary period to life, providing students with strategies for studying and writing.

Topics covered include:

  • T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby
  • Robert Frost
  • Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon
  • The Harlem Renaissance
  • Langston Hughes
  • Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath
  • Writers on the boom and the crash
  • and more.

Specifications

Index. Bibliography. Glossary.

About the Author(s)

George Parker Anderson is a senior editor at Bruccoli Clark Layman Publishers and Manly, Inc. He is the principal in-house editor for the documentary series of the Dictionary of Literary Biography.

Reviews and Awards

"...belongs in every public, academic, and school library. Highly Recommended."


Library Media Connection

"The information is presented in a helpful and easily accessible format and serves as an excellent place to begin research."


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