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American literature of the thirties

Author: Leslie A Fiedler
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 1988.
Series: Eminent scholar/teachers., Modern American literature.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The "proletarian decade" of the 1930's, the era of the Great Depression, while a time of economic stagnation, was a fertile period of growth for the American novel. Lecturer Leslie Fiedler surveys the major and popular writers of this decade as well as three writers whose works have been unjustly neglected by critics: Henry Roth, Nathanel West, and Margaret Mitchell.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: James T Farrell; John Steinbeck; Henry Roth; John Dos Passos; Nathanael West; Margaret Mitchell; John Dos Passos; James T Farrell; Margaret Mitchell; Henry Roth; John Steinbeck; Nathanael West
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Fiedler
ISBN: 1558881085 9781558881082
OCLC Number: 19010501
Performer(s): Leslie Fiedler.
Description: 1 videocassette (45 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 lecture guide.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Eminent scholar/teachers., Modern American literature.
Responsibility: Leslie Fiedler ; produced by Manly, Inc.

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The "proletarian decade" of the 1930's, the era of the Great Depression, while a time of economic stagnation, was a fertile period of growth for the American novel. Lecturer Leslie Fiedler surveys the major and popular writers of this decade as well as three writers whose works have been unjustly neglected by critics: Henry Roth, Nathanel West, and Margaret Mitchell.

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