The Cambridge Companion to American Modernism by Walter KalaidjianThe Cambridge Companion to American Modernism by Walter Kalaidjian

The Cambridge Companion to American Modernism

EditorWalter Kalaidjian

Paperback | May 23, 2005

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Original essays by twelve distinguished international scholars offer critical overviews of the major genres, literary culture, and social contexts that define the current state of scholarship. This Companion also features a chronology of key events and publication dates covering the first half of the twentieth century in the United States. The introductory reference guide concludes with a current bibliography of further reading organized by chapter topics.
Walter Kalaidjian is Professor of English and Director of Graduate Studies in English at Emory University.
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Title:The Cambridge Companion to American ModernismFormat:PaperbackDimensions:354 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.79 inPublished:May 23, 2005Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521536804

ISBN - 13:9780521536806

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Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction Walter Kalaidjian; 1. Nationalism and the modern American canon Mark Morrisson; Part I. Genre: 2. Modern American fiction Rita Barnard; 3. Modern American poetry Cary Nelson; 4. Modern American drama Stephen Watt; Part II. Culture: 5. American modernism and the New Negro Renaissance Mark Sanders; 6. Jazz and American modernism Jed Rasula; 7. Visual culture Michael North; 8. The avant-garde phase of American modernism Marjorie Perloff; Part III. Society: 9. Gender and sexuality Janet Lyon; 10. Regionalism and American modernism John Duvall; 11. Social representations of American modernism Paula Rabinowitz; 12. Modern American literary criticism Douglas Mao; Guide to further reading; Index.

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'... a helpful book, likely to be of use to students and scholars in disciplines like cultural and literary studies and much else.' Reference Reviews