American fiction 1914 to 1945

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Chelsea House Publishers, 1986 - Literary Criticism - 464 pages
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Collects essays on the fiction of the principal American novelists written between 1914 and 1945, with discussions on such authors as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, Willa Cather, and Theodore Dreiser

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Contents

Convention in the Fiction of Edith Wharton
25
Dreisers Trilogy and the Dilemma
37
The Case of Willa Cather
61
Copyright

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Harold Bloom, July 11, 1930 - Harold Bloom was born on July 11, 1930 in New York City. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell in 1951 and his Doctorate from Yale in 1955. After graduating from Yale, Bloom remained there as a teacher, and was made Sterling Professor of Humanities in 1983. Bloom's theories have changed the way that critics think of literary tradition and has also focused his attentions on history and the Bible. He has written over twenty books and edited countless others. He is one of the most famous critics in the world and considered an expert in many fields. His works include Fallen Angels, Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems, Anatomy of Influence: Literature as a Way of Life and The King James Bible: A Literary Appreciation.

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