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  1. The Figure of Consciousness

    William James, Henry James and Edith Wharton

    By Jill M. Kress

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Metanarrative of Suspicion in Late Twentieth-Century America

    By Sandra Baringer

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Narratives of suspicion and mistrust have escaped the boundaries of specific sites of discourse to constitue a metanarrative that pervades American culture. Sandra Baringer investigates this phenomenon....

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Rise of Corporate Publishing and Its Effects on Authorship in Early Twentieth Century America

    By Kim Becnel

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This study examines the way that the modernization and incorporation of the American publishing industry in the early twentieth century both helped to foment the emerging late industrial cultural hierarchy and capitalized on that same hierarchy to increase readership and profits. More importantly,...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Overheard Voices

    Address and Subjectivity in Postmodern American Poetry

    By Ann Keniston

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Overheard Voices examines poetic address and in particular apostrophe (the address of absent or inanimate others) in the work of four post-World War II American poets, with a focus on loss, desire, figuration, audience, and subjectivity. By approaching these crucial issues from an unexpected angle-...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Different Dispatches

    Journalism in American Modernist Prose

    By David T. Humphries

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    In "Different Dispatches", David Humphries brings together in a new way a diverse group of well-known American writers of the inter-war period including: Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson, Ernest Hemmingway, Zora Neale Hurston, James Agee and Robert Penn Warren. He demonstrates how these writers...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Merchant of Modernism

    The Economic Jew in Anglo-American Literature, 1864-1939

    By Gary Levine

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Revisiting Vietnam

    By Julia Bleakney

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book explores the memorializing practices of American veterans of the Vietnam War at several of the most significant contemporary sites of memory in the United States and Vietnam. These sites include veterans' memoirs, museum exhibits, replicas of the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. You Factory Folks Who Sing This Song Will Surely Understand

    Culture, Ideology, and Action in the Gastonia Novels of Myra Page, Grace Lumpkin, and Olive Dargin

    By Wes Mantooth

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Machine and Metaphor

    The Ethics of Language in American Realism

    By Jennifer C. Cook

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    American literary realism burgeoned during a period of tremendous technological innovation. Because the realists evinced not only a fascination with this new technology but also an ethos that seems to align itself with science, many have paired the two fields rather unproblematically. But this book...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Surviving the Crossing

    (Im)migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen

    By Jessica Rabin

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    By examining the fiction of three women modernists--Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen--this book complicates binary paradigms of national, gender, and ethnic identities in the interwar period. In place of essentializing categories of identity, Jessica Rabin explores the liberating and...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge