20th Century American Literature: Companion York Notes Undergraduate Revision Guide

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20th Century American Literature: Companion York Notes

Andrew Blades

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The York Notes Companion to 20th Century American Literature explores a wide range of prose, drama and poetry from the era, engaging with key topics such as the American city, masculinities, race and the American home. Examining classic texts such as Tender is the Night, 'A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island' and Long Day's Journey Into Night, the Companion analyses a range of genres in detailed commentaries, and guides students through key literary theories and debates. Connecting texts with their historical and scholarly contexts, this is essential reading for any student of 20th century American Literature.

About the author: Andrew Blades lectures at Bath Spa University and the University of Oxford, and writes theatre reviews for The Stage newspaper.

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York Notes Companions have been designed specifically for undergraduates and contain a wealth of detailed discussion, analysis and critical readings of key texts.

Each York Notes Companion provides:

  • Analysis of key texts and debates
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York Notes 20th Century American Literature: Companion Undergraduate Book Cover
ISBN9781408266649
Pub DateSeptember 2011
Pages320
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