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Classicism of the TwentiesArt, Music, and Literature

Classicism of the Twenties: Art, Music, and Literature

Theodore Ziolkowski

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226183985
eISBN:
9780226184036
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226184036.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book defines the theory and practice of “classicism” as practiced in the 1920s by a number of composers, writers, and artists, setting it off against other movements of the period that are ... More

Continental DividesRemapping the Cultures of North America

Continental Divides: Remapping the Cultures of North America

Rachel Adams

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226005515
eISBN:
9780226005539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226005539.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

North America is more a political and an economic invention than a place people call home. Nonetheless, the region shared by the United States and its closest neighbors, North America, is an ... More

Nobody's NationReading Derek Walcott

Nobody's Nation: Reading Derek Walcott

Paul Breslin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226074269
eISBN:
9780226074283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074283.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book offers a look at the St. Lucian, Nobel-Prize-winning writer, Derek Walcott, and grounds his work firmly in the context of West Indian history. The book argues that Walcott's poems and plays ... More

Physics EnvyAmerican Poetry and Science in the Cold War and After

Physics Envy: American Poetry and Science in the Cold War and After

Peter Middleton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226290003
eISBN:
9780226290140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290140.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that after WWII American poets found themselves in an increasingly scientific world where natural and social sciences claimed exclusive rights to knowledge of matter and mind. ... More

Seems Like Murder HereSouthern Violence and the Blues Tradition

Seems Like Murder Here: Southern Violence and the Blues Tradition

Adam Gussow

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310978
eISBN:
9780226311005
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311005.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Winner of the 2004 C. Hugh Holman Award from the Society for the Study of Southern Literature, this book offers a new account of the blues tradition. Far from mere laments about lost loves and hard ... More

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