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eBook Repression and Realism in Post-War American Literature (American Literature Readings in the 21st Century) ePub

by E. Mercer

  • ISBN: 0230111661
  • Category: History and Criticism
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: E. Mercer
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2011 edition (April 28, 2011)
  • Pages: 249
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Reading post-war American literature through the lens of the Freudian uncanny, Repression and Realism in. .ERIN MERCER is Teaching Fellow in the School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

Reading post-war American literature through the lens of the Freudian uncanny, Repression and Realism in Post-War American Literature intriguingly and persuasively demonstrates how the period s most representative realist texts are haunted by the gothic memories of World War I. Series: American Literature Readings in the 21st Century.

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Realism in American Literature, The purpose of the writing is to instruct and entertain , Character is more important than plot. Subject matter is drawn from real life experience

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