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

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Author: Erin Mercer
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 259
Language: english
Year: 2011
ISBN 10: 0230111661
ISBN 13: 9780230111660
Series: American Literature Readings in the 21st Century
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

Despite the devastation of combat in WWII, the Holocaust, and the atomic bomb, the fiction produced in America in the decade following resolutely avoided the events and their implications.  Repression and Realism in Postwar American Literature challenges popular notions regarding the ability...