American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century by Caroline Zilboorg

American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century

Written by Caroline Zilboorg
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Part of the Cambridge Contexts in Literature Series


American Prose and Poetry in the 20th Century by Caroline Zilboorg

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.

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130 pages


Caroline Zilboorg
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Cambridge University Press

Publication date

22nd June 2000



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