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New PDF release: A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900 - 1950

By John T. Matthews

ISBN-10: 0631206876

ISBN-13: 9780631206873

This state of the art significant other is a complete source for the learn of the trendy American novel. released at a time while literary modernism is being completely reassessed, it displays present investigations into the origins and personality of the move as a complete.

  • Brings together 28 unique essays from top scholars
  • Allows readers to orient person works and authors of their primary cultural and social contexts
  • Contributes to efforts to get well minority voices, similar to these of African American novelists, and renowned subgenres, reminiscent of detective fiction
  • Directs scholars to significant proper scholarship for extra inquiry
  • Suggests the various ways in which “modern”, “American” and “fiction” hold new meanings within the twenty-first century

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Haines, Alan L. Olmstead, Richard Sutch, and Gavin Wright (eds). (2006). Historical Statistics of the United States, Earliest Times to the 12 An Economic History of the United States Present, Millennial Edition, 5 vols. New York: Cambridge University Press. Chafee, Zechariah, Jr. (1929). Congressional reapportionment. Harvard Law Review 42, 8: 1015–47. Cohen, Lizabeth. (2003). A Consumers’ Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Eichengreen, Barry.

Overall, war changed the composition of the female workforce: three out of four new women workers were married, an omen of future developments. The war worker was not the only “new woman” of the war era. Housewives coped with food shortages and rationing. Almost 400,000 women served in the armed forces, where they constituted 3 percent of military personnel. Japanese women, with their families, experienced evacuation and internment when the federal government sent 110,000 West Coast Japanese to “relocation” centers in desolate inland areas from 1942–5; the government considered all Issei (first generation Japanese) enemy aliens.

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