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The Harvard Guide to Contemporary American Writing

Edited by Daniel Hoffman

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674592872

Publication Date: 01/01/1979

618 pages

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • 1. Intellectual Background [Alan Trachtenberg]
  • 2. Literary Criticism [A. Walton Litz]
  • 3. Realists, Naturalists, and Novelists of Manners [Leo Braudy]
  • 4. Southern Fiction [Lewis P. Simpson]
  • 5. Jewish Writers [Mark Shechner]
  • 6. Experimental Fiction [Josephine Hendin]
  • 7. Black Literature [Nathan A. Scott, Jr.]
  • 8. Women’s Literature [Elizabeth Janeway]
  • 9. Drama [Gerald Weales]
  • 10. Poetry: After Modernism [Daniel Hoffman]
  • 11. Poetry: Schools of Dissidents [Daniel Hoffman]
  • 12. Poetry: Dissidents from Schools [Daniel Hoffman]
  • Index

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