Chicago and the Making of American Modernism: Cather, Hemingway, Faulkner, and Fitzgerald in Conflict - Historicizing Modernism (Hardback)Michelle E. Moore (author)
Hardback 264 Pages / Published: 13/12/2018
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Chicago and the Making of American Modernism is the first full-length study of the vexed relationship between America's great modernist writers and the nation's "second city." Michelle E. Moore explores the ways in which the defining writers of the era-Willa Cather, Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner and F. Scott Fitzgerald-engaged with the city and reacted against the commercial styles of "Chicago realism" to pursue their own, European-influenced mode of modernist art. Drawing on local archives to illuminate the literary culture of early 20th-century Chicago, this book reveals an important new dimension to the rise of American modernism.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 264
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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