By Linda Wagner?Martin(auth.), Alfred Bendixen, Richard Gray(eds.)
- The heritage of yankee Literature from 1950 to the current offers a accomplished research of the wide variety of literary works that extends into the twenty first century
- Covers drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, technological know-how fiction, and detective novels
- Features dialogue of yank works in the context of such 21st-century concerns as globalization, medication, gender, schooling, and different topics
Chapter 1 finding modern Literature (pages 1–45):
Chapter 2 The Sixties and the prerequisites of switch (pages 47–78):
Chapter three Conventions and Eruptions (pages 79–138):
Chapter four New a long time and previous (pages 139–173):
Chapter five The Nineteen Eighties, Ethnicity and alter (pages 175–224):
Chapter 6 The Nineteen Nineties and the Sexual (pages 225–276):
Chapter 7 The Twenty?First Century (pages 277–351):
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