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By Jay Prosser

ISBN-10: 0415435668

ISBN-13: 9780415435666

ISBN-10: 0415435676

ISBN-13: 9780415435673

American Fiction of the Nineties: Reflections of heritage and Culture brings jointly essays from overseas specialists to ascertain some of the most important and energized a long time in American literature. This quantity reads the wealthy physique of Nineteen Nineties American fiction within the context of key cultural matters of the period.

The concerns that the individuals establish as specifically efficient include:

  • Immigration and America’s geographical borders, quite people with Latin America

  • Racial tensions, race kinfolk and racial exchanges

  • Historical reminiscence and the recording of history

  • Sex, scandal and the politicization of sexuality

  • Postmodern applied sciences, terrorism and paranoia

American Fiction of the 1990s examines texts by way of validated authors equivalent to Don DeLillo, Toni Morrison, Philip Roth and Thomas Pynchon, who write a few of their so much formidable paintings within the interval, but in addition through emergent writers, akin to Sherman Alexie, Chang-Rae Lee, E. Annie Proulx, David Foster Wallace, and Jonathan Franzen. delivering new perception into either the literature and the tradition of the interval, in addition to the interplay among the 2 in a fashion that furthers the recent American reports, this quantity may be crucial interpreting for college students and academics of yankee literature and tradition and past due twentieth-century fiction.

Contributors comprise: Timothy Aubry, Alex Blazer, Kasia Boddy, Stephen J. Burn, Andrew Dix, Brian Jarvis, Suzanne W. Jones, Peter Knight, A. Robert Lee, Stacey Olster, Derek Parker Royal, Krishna Sen, Zoe Trodd, Andrew Warnes and Nahem Yousaf.

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