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The twenties; American writing in the postwar decade.

Author: Frederick John Hoffman
Publisher: New York, Viking Press, 1955.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoffman, Frederick John.
Twenties; American writing in the postwar decade.
New York, Viking Press, 1955
(OCoLC)573152257
Named Person: Ezra Pound; Ernest Hemingway; F Scott Fitzgerald; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Walt Whitman; Willa Cather; Hart Crane; T S Eliot; Sinclair Lewis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick John Hoffman
OCLC Number: 253593
Description: iv, 466 pages 22 cm
Contents: The Temper of the 1920's --
The Old Gang and the New --
The Bohemian --
The Expatriate --
The Text: Ezra Pound's Hugh Selwyn Mauberley --
The War and the Postwar Temper --
The War to Save Ideals --
The Nightmare --
I Had Seen Nothing Sacred --
The Unreasonable Wound --
An Old Bitch Gone in the Teeth --
The Text: Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises --
The Very Young --
Vanity Fair: Handbook for the Sophisticate --
The Young Cynic and the Moon-Calf --
Her Sweet Face and My New Clothes --
The Rich are Different --
The Text: Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby --
Forms of traditionalism --
Using the American Past --
Emerson, Whitman, and the Silouette of Sweeney --
Impressionistic Versions of American History --
Humanism: the Classical Past --
The Southern Past --
The Text: Willa Cather's Two Worlds --
Forms of Experiment and Improvisation --
The Image and Last Year's Magazines --
Some Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads in Them --
The Color and Shape of the Thing Seen: Gertrude Stein --
Cry I! I! I! Forever ... --
Pure Psychic Automatism: Some Extremes of Improvisation --
Mr. Zero and Other Ciphers: Experiments on the Stage --
The Text: Hart Crane's The Bridge: The Crisis in Experiment --
Science and the Precious Object --
The Problem --
The Technological Fallacy --
The Pre-Industrial Illusion --
The Affair of Dayton, Tennessee --
Science, Poetry, and Belief --
The Text: T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land --
Critiques of the Middle Class --
The Booboisie --
Philistine and Puritan --
The Midwest as Metaphor --
The Liberals and the Public Life of the Middle Class --
The Anarchist and the Radical Hope --
Sacco and Vanzetti as Leftist Heroes --
The Text: Sinclair Lewis's Babbitt --
Some Perspectives on the 1920's --
The Snow of 1929 --
Spirits Grown Eliotic --
The Uses of Innocence --
Text of Hugh Selwyn Mauberley by Ezra Pound.

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