By Philip R. Yannella
- Explores the matters that engaged American writers from 1929 to the present
- Draws on a variety of files from journal and newspaper debts to executive reviews and demanding non-fiction
- The publication covers political ferment of the Thirties; post-World warfare II anti-Communism; post-War affluence; suburbanization and demographic switch; juvenile delinquency, psychological affliction and the notion of the U.S. as a “sick” society; and post-1965 immigration
- Designed to be appropriate with the key anthologies of literature from the period
- Equips scholars and basic readers with the mandatory old context had to comprehend the writings from this era and gives unique and priceless readings that display how context contributes to meaning
- Includes a old timeline, that includes key literary works, American presidents, and ancient events
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