By Jay Prosser
American Fiction of the Nineties: Reflections of historical past and Culture brings jointly essays from overseas specialists to envision probably the most very important and energized many years in American literature. This quantity reads the wealthy physique of Nineties American fiction within the context of key cultural issues of the period.
The concerns that the individuals establish as specifically efficient include:
- Immigration and America’s geographical borders, quite people with Latin America
- Racial tensions, race kin and racial exchanges
- Historical reminiscence and the recording of history
- Sex, scandal and the politicization of sexuality
- Postmodern applied sciences, terrorism and paranoia
American Fiction of the 1990s examines texts by means of proven authors resembling Don DeLillo, Toni Morrison, Philip Roth and Thomas Pynchon, who write a few of their so much bold paintings within the interval, but in addition by way of emergent writers, similar to Sherman Alexie, Chang-Rae Lee, E. Annie Proulx, David Foster Wallace, and Jonathan Franzen. delivering new perception into either the literature and the tradition of the interval, in addition to the interplay among the 2 in a fashion that furthers the recent American reports, this quantity may be crucial analyzing for college kids and teachers of yankee literature and tradition and past due twentieth-century fiction.
Contributors contain: Timothy Aubry, Alex Blazer, Kasia Boddy, Stephen J. Burn, Andrew Dix, Brian Jarvis, Suzanne W. Jones, Peter Knight, A. Robert Lee, Stacey Olster, Derek Parker Royal, Krishna Sen, Zoe Trodd, Andrew Warnes and Nahem Yousaf.
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American Fiction of the 1990s: Reflections of history and culture by Jay Prosser