American Fiction In PerspectiveContemporary Essays

American Fiction In PerspectiveContemporary Essays

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The Book Contains Well Researched Articles By Scholars From Indian Universities. The Articles Offer A Comprehensive View Of What American Fiction Has Been Like During The Last Hundred Years Or So. American Culture, Society, Family, Cities Of Blacks And Whites Have Been Variously Framed Into The Narrative Art Form By A Galaxy Of Talented American Novelists : Mark Twain, Henry James, Theodore Dreiser, Faulkner, Hemingway, Saul Bellow, Salinger, Norman Mailer, John Barth, Thomas Pynchon, Ernest J. Gaines, Among Others. The Editor Has Adopted A Chronological Approach And The Emphasis In Articles Has Fallen Upon Providing A Synoptic View Of American Fiction Rather Than Giving A Historical Account Of It. The Approaches Covered Here Are Multi-Disciplinary As Well As Intertextual. The Reader, Teacher And Scholar Should Find The Book Full Of Fresh Insights.What I feel, at this juncture, is that such blots are only unwanted and the outcome of over-enthusiasm. It is almost unlikely of something what is often symbolized by an American spirit. Some sort of defiance is deep-rooted in the Americananbsp;...

Title:American Fiction In PerspectiveContemporary Essays
Author:Ed. Satish K. Gupta
Publisher:Atlantic Publishers & Dist - 1997-01-01


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