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A companion to twentieth-century U.S. fiction

A companion to twentieth-century U.S. fiction

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Published by Wiley-Blackwell in Malden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesCompanion to twentieth-century United States fiction
    Statementedited by David Seed.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc
    SeriesBlackwell companions to literature and culture
    ContributionsSeed, David.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS379 .C635 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23197294M
    ISBN 109781405146913
    LC Control Number2009011985

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Modernism 11 Susan Hegeman 2 The City Novel 24 James R. Giles 3 The Western 36 Neil Campbell 4 Postmodern U.S. Fiction 48 Hans Bertens 5 Modern Gothic 60 Marilyn Michaud 6 The Short Story 72 Mark Whalan 7 Southern Fiction 84 Sharon Monteith 8 Jewish American Fiction 96 David.

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