By John T. Matthews
- Brings together 28 unique essays from prime scholars
- Allows readers to orient person works and authors of their relevant cultural and social contexts
- Contributes to efforts to recuperate minority voices, comparable to these of African American novelists, and renowned subgenres, comparable to detective fiction
- Directs scholars to significant appropriate scholarship for extra inquiry
- Suggests the various ways in which “modern”, “American” and “fiction” hold new meanings within the twenty-first century
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