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The Resource From Native Son to King's Men : the literary landscape of 1940s America, Robert McParland

From Native Son to King's Men : the literary landscape of 1940s America, Robert McParland

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From Native Son to King's Men : the literary landscape of 1940s America
Title
From Native Son to King's Men
Title remainder
the literary landscape of 1940s America
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Robert McParland
Title variation
From Native Son to Kings Men
Title variation remainder
the literary landscape of 1940s America
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Language
eng
Summary
Robert McParland examines notable works published throughout the decade. Among the authors covered are James Baldwin, Pearl S. Buck, James Gould Cozzens, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Hersey, Norman Mailer, Ann Petry, Irwin Shaw, John Steinbeck, Robert Penn Warren, Eudora Welty, and Richard Wright. McParland explores how popular novels, literary fiction, and even short stories by these authors represented this pivotal period in American culture."--
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This book looks at authors and their works during one of the most tumultuous decades of the twentieth century, focusing on works that resonated with readers. A sweeping social, literary, and cultural history, this book explores the courage and hopes of the “greatest generation” through its imaginative literature
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10616204
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McParland, Robert
Dewey number
810.9/0052
Index
index present
LC call number
PS223
LC item number
.M37 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Contemporary American literature series
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  • American literature
  • Literature and society
  • Books and reading
  • American literature
  • Books and reading
  • Literature and society
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the literary landscape of 1940s America
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From Native Son to King's Men : the literary landscape of 1940s America, Robert McParland
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-220) and index
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text
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Contents
Signals from the Field: Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and the War Correspondents -- Southern Voices: Carson McCullers, Thomas Wolfe, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Others -- Native Sons and Daughters: Richard Wright, Chester Himes, Ann Petry, James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison -- War Stories: James Gould Cozzens, Irwin Shaw, Normal Mailer, James Michener, Pearl S. Buck, and John Hersey -- Life on the Home Front: Saul Bellow, Ayn Rand, John Dos Passos, Theodore Dreiser, John O'Hara, John P. Marquand, and Others -- Postwar America and the Age of Anxiety -- Looking to the Fifties: The Future of the Book
Control code
ocn983605432
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 229 pages
Isbn
9781538105535
Lccn
2017017288
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)983605432
Label
From Native Son to King's Men : the literary landscape of 1940s America, Robert McParland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-220) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Signals from the Field: Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and the War Correspondents -- Southern Voices: Carson McCullers, Thomas Wolfe, William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, and Others -- Native Sons and Daughters: Richard Wright, Chester Himes, Ann Petry, James Baldwin and Ralph Ellison -- War Stories: James Gould Cozzens, Irwin Shaw, Normal Mailer, James Michener, Pearl S. Buck, and John Hersey -- Life on the Home Front: Saul Bellow, Ayn Rand, John Dos Passos, Theodore Dreiser, John O'Hara, John P. Marquand, and Others -- Postwar America and the Age of Anxiety -- Looking to the Fifties: The Future of the Book
Control code
ocn983605432
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvi, 229 pages
Isbn
9781538105535
Lccn
2017017288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)983605432

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