Contemporary American literature : (1945-present) / Erik V.R. Rangno, principal author ; Jerry Phillips, general editor; Michael Anesko, adviser and contributor.Material type: TextSeries: Backgrounds to American literaturePublication details: New York : Facts On File, c2006. Description: 96 p. : il . ; 25 cmISBN: 0816056714 (hc : alk. paper); 9780816056712 (hc : alk. paper)Subject(s): American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Postmodernism (Literature) -- United States | Literatura estadounidense -- 19.. -- Historia y crítica | Postmodernismo -- Estados Unidos
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Bibliografía: (p. 94). - índices
American literature since 1945 -- The fifties -- The sixties and beyond -- Contemporary American poetry -- New voices -- The postmodern moment -- Timeline.
Examines the works and lives of American writers from 1945 up to the present, covering the political events of that time period and analyzing the historical and cultural contexts of their writings. American literature of the 20th century focuses on a variety of topics, from the violence of war and the struggle for civil rights to the social impact of technology and the moral significance of money. A concise, engaging guide to American contemporary literature, this volume provides information on 20th century writers; the 1950s, 1960s, and beyond; contemporary American poetry; new voices; and the postmodern movement. Writers covered include: Bob Dylan, Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy, Alfred C. Kinsey, Norman Mailer, Toni Morrison, Adrienne Rich, J. D. Salinger, Kurt Vonnegut, and more.