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The Resource A cultural history of the American novel : Henry James to William Faulkner, David Minter

A cultural history of the American novel : Henry James to William Faulkner, David Minter

Label
A cultural history of the American novel : Henry James to William Faulkner
Title
A cultural history of the American novel
Title remainder
Henry James to William Faulkner
Statement of responsibility
David Minter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Minter, David L
Dewey number
813/.5209
Index
index present
LC call number
PS379
LC item number
.M49 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • Literature and anthropology
Label
A cultural history of the American novel : Henry James to William Faulkner, David Minter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-252) and index
Contents
Part One: A dream city, lyric years, and a great war -- 1. The novel as ironic reflection -- 2. Confidence and uncertainty in The Portrait of a Lady -- 3. Lines of expansion -- 4. Four contemporaries and the closing of the West -- 5. Chicago's "Dream City" -- 6. Frederick Jackson Turner in the Dream City -- 7. Henry Adams's Education and the grammar of progress -- 8. Jack London's career and popular discourse -- 9. Innocence and revolt in the "Lyric Years": 1900-1916 -- 10. The Armory Show of 1913 and the decline of innocence -- 11. The play of hope and despair -- 12. The Great War and the fate of writing -- Part Two: Fiction in a time of plenty -- 1. When the war was over: the return of detachment -- 2. The "Jazz Age" and the "Lost Generation" revisited -- 3. The perils of plenty, or how the twenties acquired a paranoid tilt -- 4. Disenchantment, flight, and the rise of professionalism in an age of plenty -- 5. Class, power, and violence in a new age -- 6. The fear of feminization and the logic of modest ambition -- 7. Marginality and authority / race, gender, and region -- 8. War as metaphor: the example of Ernest Hemingway -- Part Three: The fate of writing during the Great Depression -- 1. The discovery of poverty and the return of commitment -- 2. The search for "culture" as a form of commitment -- 3. Three responses: the examples of Henry Miller, Djuna Barnes, and John Dos Passos -- 4. Cowboys, detectives, and other tough-guy antinomians: residual individualism and hedged commitments -- 5. The search for shared purpose: struggles on the left -- 6. Documentary literature and the disarming of dissent -- 7. The Southern Renaissance: forms of reaction and innovation -- 8. History and novels / novels and history: the example of William Faulkner
Control code
28633844
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 266 p.
Isbn
9780521452854
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
93030651
System control number
(OCoLC)28633844
Label
A cultural history of the American novel : Henry James to William Faulkner, David Minter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-252) and index
Contents
Part One: A dream city, lyric years, and a great war -- 1. The novel as ironic reflection -- 2. Confidence and uncertainty in The Portrait of a Lady -- 3. Lines of expansion -- 4. Four contemporaries and the closing of the West -- 5. Chicago's "Dream City" -- 6. Frederick Jackson Turner in the Dream City -- 7. Henry Adams's Education and the grammar of progress -- 8. Jack London's career and popular discourse -- 9. Innocence and revolt in the "Lyric Years": 1900-1916 -- 10. The Armory Show of 1913 and the decline of innocence -- 11. The play of hope and despair -- 12. The Great War and the fate of writing -- Part Two: Fiction in a time of plenty -- 1. When the war was over: the return of detachment -- 2. The "Jazz Age" and the "Lost Generation" revisited -- 3. The perils of plenty, or how the twenties acquired a paranoid tilt -- 4. Disenchantment, flight, and the rise of professionalism in an age of plenty -- 5. Class, power, and violence in a new age -- 6. The fear of feminization and the logic of modest ambition -- 7. Marginality and authority / race, gender, and region -- 8. War as metaphor: the example of Ernest Hemingway -- Part Three: The fate of writing during the Great Depression -- 1. The discovery of poverty and the return of commitment -- 2. The search for "culture" as a form of commitment -- 3. Three responses: the examples of Henry Miller, Djuna Barnes, and John Dos Passos -- 4. Cowboys, detectives, and other tough-guy antinomians: residual individualism and hedged commitments -- 5. The search for shared purpose: struggles on the left -- 6. Documentary literature and the disarming of dissent -- 7. The Southern Renaissance: forms of reaction and innovation -- 8. History and novels / novels and history: the example of William Faulkner
Control code
28633844
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 266 p.
Isbn
9780521452854
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
93030651
System control number
(OCoLC)28633844

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