Cambridge Introduction to Contemporary American Fiction

Cambridge Introduction to Contemporary American Fiction

Olster, Stacey (Stony Brook University, State University of New York)

Cambridge University Press

06/2017

266

Dura

Inglês

9781107049215

15 a 20 dias

A wide-ranging study of contemporary American fiction, from the Sweet Home of Toni Morrison's Beloved (1987) to novels of the post-9/11 homeland. This Introduction explores fiction written over the last thirty years with respect to the political, historical, and cultural changes that have distinguished the contemporary period.
Introduction: from Sweet Home to homeland; 1. History and the novel; 2. Regional realism; 3. The contemporary political novel; 4. The novel and 9/11; 5. Smooth worlds; 6. Borderlands and border identities; 7. Race relations; Conclusion: postscripts and post-postmodernism; Works cited; Index.
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