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Evolution and Eugenics in American Literature and Culture, 1880-1940
Language: en
Pages: 285
Authors: Lois A.. Cuddy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Bucknell University Press

Charles Darwin's theory of descent suggested that man is trapped by biological determinism and environment, which requires the fittest specimens to struggle and adapt without benefit of God in order to survive. Tthis volume focusses on how American literature appropriated and aesthetically transformed this, and related, theories.
The City in American Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Kevin R. McNamara
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-05 - Publisher:

This book examines what literature and film reveal about the urban USA. Subjects include culture, class, race, crime, and disaster.
A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 712
Authors: Sara Castro-Klaren
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-21 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture reflects the changes that have taken place in cultural theory and literary criticism since the latter part of the twentieth century. Written by more than thirty experts in cultural theory, literary history, and literary criticism, this authoritative and up-to-date reference places major
John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Edward Watts, David J. Carlson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: Lexington Books

John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture is a critical reassessment of American novelist, editor, critic, and activist John Neal, arguing for his importance to the ongoing reassessment of the American Renaissance and the broader cultural history of the Nineteenth Century. Contributors (including scholars from the United States, Germany,
American Literature and Culture, 1900 - 1960
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Gail McDonald
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-04-15 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This introduction to American literature and culture from 1900 to 1960 is organized around four major ideas about America: that is it “big”, “new”, “rich”, and “free”. Illustrates the artistic and social climate in the USA during this period. Juxtaposes discussion of history, popular culture, literature and other art forms