By Josephine G. Hendin,Josephine Hendin

This Concise Companion is a advisor to the inventive output of the us within the postwar interval, in its different energies, shapes and types.

  • Embraces range, masking Vietnam literature, homosexual and lesbian literature, American Jewish fiction, Italian American literature, Irish American writing, emergent ethnic literatures, African American writing, jazz, movie, drama and more.
  • Shows how varied genres and techniques spread out artistic chances and interacted within the postwar period.
  • Portrays the postwar usa break up through alterations of wealth and place, through ethnicity and race, and via agendas of left and correct, yet united within the depth of its inventive drive.

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