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2 edition of Contemporary American fiction. found in the catalog.

Contemporary American fiction.

Harry H. Peckham

Contemporary American fiction.

by Harry H. Peckham

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Published by Purdue Univ. Lib. in LaFayette .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination15 p.
Number of Pages15
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16017248M

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Looking for the best contemporary fiction? With so many new arrivals to choose from, it can feel almost impossible to discern which are worth putting on the bedside table. Whether it’s the best debut novels of a recent year, the best contemporary literature of a given country (such as Scandinavian fiction or Norwegian fiction), or even the best plain-old Eurocentric contemporary fiction. xvii, p. ; 22 cm Includes bibliographical references and index The nine lives of literary realism / Keith Opdahl -- The extra-literary in contemporary American fiction / Jerome Klinkowitz -- Brain damage / Allan Lloyd Smith -- The eccentric self / Peter Currie -- Recent Jewish American fiction / Paul Levine -- After the s / Robert B. Stepto -- Fiction vs. film / Warren French -- Quest Pages:

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Short stories. "This book also is published as Sun & moon: a journal of literature & art, issues nos. 15/16"--Title page verso. In Contemporary African American Fiction: New Critical Essays, edited by Dana A. Williams, eight contributors examine trends and ideas which characterize African American fiction since They investigate many of the key inquiries which inform discussions about the condition of contemporary African American : Dana A.

Williams. The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA) is the only large, genre-balanced corpus of American is probably the most widely-used corpus of English, and it is related to many other corpora of English that we have created, which offer unparalleled insight into variation in English.

The corpus contains more than one billion words of text (20 million words each year This is an accessible, lucid and incisive study that will prove indispensable to students and scholars of contemporary American fiction. Featuring a wide range of authors - from canonical figures such as Philip Roth, Don DeLillo and Annie Proulx, to increasingly influential writers such as Jeffrey Eugenides, Gish Jen and Richard Powers - the book combines detailed readings of key texts with.

American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature.

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This book offers a critical study and analysis of American fiction at the beginning of the twenty-first century. It focuses on novels that ‘go outward’ literally and metaphorically, and it concentrates on narratives that take place mainly away from the US’s geographical : Aliki Varvogli.