ISBN-10:
0684312689
ISBN-13:
9780684312682
Pub. Date:
10/28/2003
Publisher:
Gale Group
American Writers Classics

American Writers Classics

by Jay Parini
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Authoritative essays provide a historical overview of 18 widely studied works as well as a close reading of each and a consideration of its critical reception. Aimed at undergraduate, high school, and general readers, the volume spans a century: from Sarah Orne Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs (1896) to Don DeLillo's White Noise 1985. Other writers discussed in this volume are Robert Penn Warren, Theodore Dreiser, Gertrude Stein, Raymond Chandler, Edith Wharton, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saul Bellow, Ralph Ellison, Robert Lowell, Frank Norris, Carson McCullers, Gish Jen, Norman Mailer, William Styron, and Sherwood Anderson. The contributors are authors, poets, and academics primarily from the US. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780684312682
Publisher: Gale Group
Publication date: 10/28/2003
Series: American Writers Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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