American Modernism, 1910 - 1945

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A comprehensive reference guide to the modernist movement in American literature, this volume provides a wealth of information on American modernism, the Lost Generation, modernism in the American novel, the Harlem Renaissance, modernism in poetry and drama, and the literary culture of the Moderns. Writers covered include: Countee Cullen, E. E. Cummings, John Dos Passos, T. S. Eliot, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sigmund Freud, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Sinclair Lewis, Eugene O'Neill, Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and more.
 

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Contents

1 American Modernism
4
2 The Lost Generation
17
3 Modernism in the American Novel
29
4 The Harlem Renaissance 19191929
41
5 Modernism in Poetry and Drama
54
6 Literary Culture of the Moderns
68
Timeline
82
Glossary of Terms
86
Biographical Glossary
89
Further Reading
94
Index
95
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