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American ObscurantismHistory and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

American Obscurantism: History and the Visual in U.S. Literature and Film

Peter Lurie

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199797318
eISBN:
9780190225735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199797318.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

American Obscurantism argues for a salutary indirection in U.S. culture. From its earliest canonical literary works through films of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, the most ... More

Fictions of Fact and ValueThe Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945-1975

Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945-1975

Michael LeMahieu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199890408
eISBN:
9780199369652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890408.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book argues that the philosophy of logical positivism, considered the antithesis of literary postmodernism, exerts a determining influence on the development of American fiction in the three ... More

Invisible SubjectsAsian America in Postwar Literature

Invisible Subjects: Asian America in Postwar Literature

Heidi Kim

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190456252
eISBN:
9780190456276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456252.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Invisible Subjects: Asian America in Postwar Literature broadens the archive of Asian American studies, using advances in Asian American history and historiography to reinterpret the politics of the ... More

No Accident, ComradeChance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

No Accident, Comrade: Chance and Design in Cold War American Narratives

Steven Belletto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199826889
eISBN:
9780199932382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826889.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book argues that chance became a complex yet conflicted cultural signifier during the Cold War, when a range of thinkers—politicians, novelists, historians, biologists, sociologists, and ... More

Philip RothFiction and Power

Philip Roth: Fiction and Power

Patrick Hayes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199689125
eISBN:
9780191795305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689125.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Philip Roth is widely acknowledged as one of the defining authors in the literature of post-war America. Yet he has long been a polarising figure, and throughout his career he has won the disapproval ... More

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