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After the lost generation : a critical study of the writers of two wars

Author: John W Aldridge
Publisher: New York : Arbor House, 1985.
Series: Arbor House library of contemporary Americana.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aldridge, John W.
After the lost generation.
New York : Arbor House, 1985
(OCoLC)559594851
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Aldridge
ISBN: 0877957576 9780877957577
OCLC Number: 12051717
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 263 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Note: Contents data are based on pre-publication information provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete. --
--
Preface --
Introduction / Norman Mailer --
--
PART I. THE LOST GENERATION --
I. Disillusion and Separate Peace --
II. Exile --
III. Hemingway: Nightmare and the Correlative Loss --
IV. Fitzgerald: The Horror and the Vision of Paradise --
V. Dos Passos: The Energy of Despair --
--
PART II: THE NEW WRITERS OF THE FORTIES --
VI. The Search for Values --
VII. The Neo-Hemingways: And the Failure of Protest --
VIII. Vance Bourjaily: The Two Worlds of Skinner Galt --
IX. Mailer, Burns, and Shaw: The Naked Zero --
X. Merle Miller: Journalist of Sham --
XI. Gore Vidal: The Search for a King --
XII. Paul Bowles: The Canceled Sky --
XIII. Capote and Buechner: The Escape into Otherness --
XIV. The Young Writer in America --
INDEX.
Series Title: Arbor House library of contemporary Americana.
Responsibility: by John W. Aldridge ; introduction by Norman Mailer.

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