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American Prose Writers of World War I

A Documentary Volume (Dictionary of Literary Biography)

by Steven Trout

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Thomson Gale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • World War, 1914-1918,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • American prose literature,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Reference,
  • Literature and the war,
  • History and criticism,
  • American - General,
  • American fiction,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages479
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8147289M
    ISBN 100787681342
    ISBN 109780787681340

    Resistance writers such as George Orwell and Albert Camus took up textual arms against the Axis powers during World War II. Resistance Writers During World War II us toll free: international: +1 () UK: +44 (0)   “Reading Like a Writer PDF Summary” Subtitled “A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them,” Francine Prose’s Reading Like a Writer is essentially a Reading textbook for everyone who wants to become a poet or a novelist – or thinks that he/she is one at the moment.

    From Stephen Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage, which has remained in print since its first publication in , and Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms, a book that dramatizes (if not romanticizes) the author’s youthful experience during World War I, to Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, the Vietnam War novel that was a finalist. Chapter Eight American Prose Since Realism and Experimentation N arrative since World War II resists generalization: It is extremely various and multifaceted. It has been vitalized by international currents such as European existentialism and Latin American magical realism, while the electronic era has brought the global village.

    Authors Index. A list of all of the authors featured at American Literature, organized alphabetically by last name (by row, left to right) so that you can find your favorite authors' stories, novels, poems and essays easily (or use the "search" box above).   ON MARCH 31 of this year, war veteran and novelist Cara Hoffman published an op-ed in The New York Times in which she argued that war narratives — in prose, poetry, and film — have always been.


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