The Modern American Novel


The Modern American Novel
Name The Modern American Novel
Author Malcolm Bradbury
Description A monumental critical history that sums up the American literary achievement from Henry James to Thomas Pynchon.
Beginning with the 1890s and the seminal novels of Henry James and Theodore Dreiser, this highly acclaimed volume charts the flowering of the American narrative tradition. It takes in Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Faulkner; the emergence of Jewish and African-American literatures; and the works of Thomas Pynchon, Philip Roth, and Kurt Vonnegut. Updated to consider the most important fiction of the 1980s and early 90s, The Modern American Novel is a comprehensive critical history of American literary achievement."
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Language Not Available
Rating 3.75
ISBN 0192890441
Total Pages 224
Published Year 1984
Published Month 9
Published Day 8
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