By Philip R. Yannella
- Explores the concerns that engaged American writers from 1929 to the present
- Draws on quite a number files from journal and newspaper debts to govt stories and critical non-fiction
- The booklet covers political ferment of the Thirties; post-World warfare II anti-Communism; post-War affluence; suburbanization and demographic switch; juvenile delinquency, psychological sickness and the conception of the U.S. as a “sick” society; and post-1965 immigration
- Designed to be suitable with the most important anthologies of literature from the period
- Equips scholars and common readers with the required historic context had to comprehend the writings from this era and gives unique and priceless readings that reveal how context contributes to meaning
- Includes a historic timeline, that includes key literary works, American presidents, and ancient events
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