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Coming of age in contemporary American fiction

Author: Kenneth Millard
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text explores the ways in which a range of recent American novelists have handled the genre of the 'coming-of-age' novel. It considers a variety of different American cultures (in terms of race, class and gender) as well as a range of contemporary coming-of-age novels.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Millard, Kenneth.
Coming of age in contemporary American fiction.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)84996978
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Millard
ISBN: 9780748621736 0748621733 9780748629541 0748629548 9780748629817 0748629815 9780748651740 0748651748
OCLC Number: 150493222
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (192 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Russell Banks, Rule of the bone --
Brady Udall, The miracle life of Edgar Mint --
Geoffrey Wolff, The age of consent --
Gish Jen, Mona in the promised land --
Jeffrey Eugenides, The virgin suicides --
Rick Moody, Purple America --
Scott Bradfield, The history of luminous motion --
Mark Richard, Fishboy --
Marilynne Robinson, Housekeeping --
Josephine Humphreys, Rich in love --
Dorothy Allison, Bastard out of Carolina --
Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac nation.
Responsibility: Kenneth Millard.

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This book explores the ways in which a range of recent American novelists have handled the genre of the 'coming-of-age' novel. Novels of this genre characteristically dramatise the vicissitudes of  Read more...

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