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  • Cold War American Literature and the Rise of Youth Cultureby Denis Jonnes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Demands placed on many young Americans as a result of the Cold War give rise to an increasingly age-segregated society. This separation allowed adolescents and young adults to begin to formulate an identity distinct from previous generations, and was a significant factor in their widespread rejection of contemporary American society. This study... more...

  • Passing: An Exploration of African-Americans on their Journey for an Identity along the Colour Lineby Kathleen Wehnert

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 9.59

    Larsen and other African-American writers, including James Weldon Johnson, explored the intricacies and contradictions of the concept of race at the beginning of the 20th century, in particular by addressing the phenomenon of 'passing'. Passing has many definitions, most often it is associated with the term 'passing for white', which implies the crossing... more...

  • Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellowby MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 5.99

    Indulge Yourself with the best classics literature on Your PDA. Navigate easily to any poem from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Table of Contents. List of Works by Genre and Title. List of Works in Alphabetical Order. List of Works in Chronological Order. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Biography. Plays :: Collections :: Poems ::... more...

  • American Modernism, 1910 - 1945by Roger Lathbury

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    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... more...

  • Les Avant-gardes littéraires au XXe siècleby Jean Weisgerber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 300.00

    Le présent ouvrage, composé de deux volumes, réunit la documentation la plus complète et variée qui existe à ce jour dans la matière. Conçu comme un authentique travail collectif, il examine les mouvements littéraires d?avant-garde de 1905?1910 à 1975 successivement sous les angles diachronique (histoire et typologie: vol. I) et synchronique (tendances... more...

  • Les Avant-gardes littéraires au XXe siècleby Jean Weisgerber

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1986; US$ 330.00

    Le présent ouvrage, composé de deux volumes, réunit la documentation la plus complète et variée qui existe à ce jour dans la matière. Conçu comme un authentique travail collectif, il examine les mouvements littéraires d?avant-garde de 1905?1910 à 1975 successivement sous les angles diachronique (histoire et typologie: vol. I) et synchronique (tendances... more...

  • When Sex Changedby Layne Parish Craig

    Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    When Sex Changed analyzes the ways literary texts responded to the political, economic, sexual, and social values put forward by the birth control movements of the 1910s to the 1930s in the United States and Great Britain. The book compares disparate responses to the birth control controversy, from early skepticism by mainstream feminists, to concerns... more...

  • Resistencia y sumisión en el teatro Norteamericano del s.xxby Maria Davis

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 219.95

    A unique and original viewpoint of how the dream of success is still a vital part of the American mentality and how this is clearly reflected in its drama. The American struggle against repression and exploitation, the rebellion and civil rights victories against all odds are hallmarks of American life and drama. more...

  • Three Radical Women Writersby Nora Ruth Roberts

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00

    Combining biography, history, and literary theory, this work looks at three of the most significant women writers to emerge from American radicalism of the 1930s. Le Sueur, Olsen, and Herbst were influenced by the Communist movement of the time, but each also forged an independent vision of feminist socialist literary milieu. Drawing on Marxist and... more...

  • Eugenic Fantasiesby Betsy Lee Nies

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Eugenic Fantasies is an innovative work that combines interpretive strategies from the fields of psychoanalysis, anthropology, and literary studies to create a new model for theorizing race. more...