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Adulthood and Other FictionsAmerican Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Adulthood and Other Fictions: American Literature and the Unmaking of Age

Sari Edelstein

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198831884
eISBN:
9780191869716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831884.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

While the field of childhood studies has blossomed in recent years, few scholars have taken up the question of age more broadly as a lens for reading American literature. Adulthood and Other Fictions ... More

The Center of the WorldRegional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time

The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time

June Howard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198821397
eISBN:
9780191867897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198821397.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Center of the World: Regional Writing and the Puzzles of Place-Time is a study of literary regionalism. It focuses on but is not limited to fiction in the United States, also considering the ... More

History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing

History, Abolition, and the Ever-Present Now in Antebellum American Writing

Jeffrey Insko

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198825647
eISBN:
9780191864285
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825647.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The Ever-Present Now examines the meaning and possibilities of the present and its relationship to history and historicity in a number of literary texts of the past; specifically, the writings of ... More

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