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  1. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Reading the Text That Isn't There

    Paranoia in the Nineteenth-Century Novel

    By Mike Davis

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Through a careful examination of the work of the canonical nineteenth-century novelists, Mike Davis traces conspiracies and conspiratorial fantasy from one narrative site to another....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Poetry and Repetition

    Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens, John Ashbery

    By Krystyna Mazur

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book examines the function of repetition in the work of Walt Whitman, Wallace Stevens and John Ashbery. All three poets extensively employ and comment upon the effects of repetition, yet represent three distinct poetics, considerably removed from one another in stylistic and historical terms....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Economy of the Short Story in British Periodicals of the 1890s

    By Winnie Chan

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This materialist study of the short story’s development in three diverse magazines reveals how, at the dawn of modernism, commercial pressures prompted modernist formal innovation in popular magazines, whilst anti-commercial opacity paradoxically formed the basis of an effective marketing strategy...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Narrative in the Professional Age

    Transatlantic Readings of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, and George Eliot

    By Jennifer Cognard-Black

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Challenging previous studies that claim anxiety and antagonism between transatlantic Victorian authors, Jennifer Cognard-Black uncovers a model of reciprocal influence among three of the most popular women writers of the era. Combining analyses of personal correspondence and print culture with...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge