Introduction to Literary Context: American Post-Modernist Novels

Introduction to Literary Context: American Post-Modernist Novels


The creation to Literary Context sequence presents introductory overviews of a few of the world's best-known works of literature, together with novels, brief tales, novellas, and poems, putting them in old, societal, clinical and spiritual context in their time to deepen knowing and inspire dialogue.
This quantity introduces literary contexts as they follow to American novels written put up 1960, through American and Canadian authors, providing highschool and undergraduate scholars a operating starting place of literary context designed to arrange them for extra serious literary research, akin to in severe Insights.
This new sequence – advent to Literary Context -- offers richly certain essays on major American post-modernist novels which are studied by way of higher highschool and undergraduate students. It contains post-modern works through either American and Canadian authors. This quantity contains dialogue of 36 novels, together with: How the Garcia ladies misplaced Their accessory (Julia Alverez); Libra (Don DeLillo); woman, Interrupted (Susana Kaysan); The purple Tent (Anita Diamant); The Handmaid’s story (Margaret Atwood); Neruomancer (William Gibson); The bare and the lifeless (Norman Mailer); loved (Toni Morrison); Zombie (Joyce Carol Oates); Rabbit Run (John Updike); and Jailbird (Kurt Vonnegut). each one essay examines those novels in the course of the following different types: content material Synopsis; Societal Context; medical & Technological Context; and Biographical Context. Designed to introduce highschool and undergraduate scholars to those literary recommendations, this quantity is a invaluable forerunner to the extra rigorous severe research supplied in Salem’s severe Insights sequence. certainly, the various novels, authors, and topics coated in advent to Literary Context have a spouse severe perception quantity for persevered examine.
The essays in creation to Literary Context: American Post-Modernist Novels additionally comprise an inventory of Complementary Texts, dialogue Questions, and Essay inquiries to support scholars get the main out in their learn of those novels.

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