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American fictions, 1940-1980

Frederick Robert Karl

American fictions, 1940-1980

a comprehensive history and critical evaluation /Frederick R. Karl.. --

by Frederick Robert Karl

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Published by Harper & Row, c1983. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 637 p. ;
    Number of Pages637
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18810266M

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Along with his biographies, Frederick Karl wrote several volumes of literary criticism, among them American Fictions: He also was general editor and volume co-editor of the Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad, five volumes of which have appeared.

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Karl offers his view of recent US fiction, analyzing dozens of novels in highly academic terms and generally applauding the rise of modernism. First, before those decade-by-decade essays, come three introductory chapters: Karl laments the media.

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Karl’s subject is not American fictions but American novels; the period under study is not to but the postwar era, including a number of novels published after and, oddly, earlier. Get this from a library.

American fictions, a comprehensive history and critical evaluation. [Frederick R Karl]. American Fictions: –Whose America Is It Anyway. is a successor volume to my American Fictions:published in Like the preceding book, it analyzes what has happened to American fiction (short stories as well as novels) in the last twenty years against a background of social, political, and general cultural events and.

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Karl. Along with his biographies, the late Frederick Karl wrote several volumes of literary criticism, among them American Fictions: He also was general editor and volume co-editor of the Collected Letters of Joseph Into Life is a collection of essays that showcases his experience and advice for writing literary biographies.

He taught at City College of New York. American Fictions A Comprehensive History and Critical Evaluation Author Frederick R. Karl Format/binding Soft Cover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition No Jacket Quantity available 1 Edition 1st Harper Colophon Bks Ed, Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Harper Colophon Books Book Edition: 1st Harper Colophon Bks Ed,   Along with his biographies, Frederick Karl wrote several volumes of literary criticism, among them American Fictions: He also was general editor and volume co-editor of the Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad, five volumes of which have appeared.4/5.

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