Twentieth-century American Women's Fiction

Twentieth-century American Women's Fiction

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In this book Guy Reynolds offers a wide-ranging introduction to American women writers. He discusses a wide range of authors from Sarah Orne Jewett to Toni Morrison and the common themes and genres that they have covered. He presents detailed readings of both classic and little-known fictions, placing works in the social and historical contexts of their times. Incisive and detailed, this book will interest readers and students in this increasingly important field of study.

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 15mm | 342g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • index
  • 033365773X
  • 9780333657737

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'Reynolds writes accessibly about a spectrum of literary, historical and social issues...readers interested in learning more about the fiction written by American women in this century might well want to let Reynolds introduce them.' - Times Literary Supplement

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About Guy Reynolds

GUY REYNOLDS is Professor of English at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA.

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