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The Mediating NationLate American Realism, Globalization, and the Progressive State

The Mediating Nation: Late American Realism, Globalization, and the Progressive State

Nathaniel Cadle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618456
eISBN:
9781469618470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618456.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

From the 1880s through 1920, the United States shifted from an identity of nativism and protectionism to one marked by an increasingly ambitious international outlook. By the early twentieth century, ... More

The Rise of Multicultural AmericaEconomy and Print Culture, 1865-1915

The Rise of Multicultural America: Economy and Print Culture, 1865-1915

Susan L. Mizruchi

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807832509
eISBN:
9781469605678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887967_mizruchi
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Between the Civil War and World War I the United States underwent the most rapid economic expansion in history. At the same time, the country experienced unparalleled rates of immigration. This book ... More

Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Sex Expression and American Women Writers 1860–1940

Dale M. Bauer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832301
eISBN:
9781469605647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887691_bauer
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book contends that American women novelists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries registered a call for a new sexual freedom. By creating a lexicon of “sex expression,” many ... More

SouthscapesGeographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Southscapes: Geographies of Race, Region, and Literature

Thadious M. Davis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835210
eISBN:
9781469602554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869321_davis
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Drawing heavily from works of the era of post-civil rights modern and postmodern writers and poets from the South, this book approaches the experiences of segregation in the South in a radical ... More

Trinity of PassionThe Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Trinity of Passion: The Literary Left and the Antifascist Crusade

Alan M. Wald

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830758
eISBN:
9781469603285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882368_wald
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The second of three volumes that track the political and personal lives of several generations of U.S. left-wing writers, this book carries forward the chronicle launched in Exiles from a Future ... More

What America ReadTaste, Class, and the Novel, 1920-1960

What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920-1960

Gordon Hutner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832271
eISBN:
9781469605210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887752_hutner
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Despite the vigorous study of modern American fiction, today's readers are only familiar with a partial shelf of a vast library. This book describes the distorted, canonized history of the ... More

Writing ReconstructionRace, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

After the Civil War, the South was divided into five military districts occupied by Union forces. Out of these regions, a remarkable group of writers emerged. Experiencing the long-lasting ... More

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