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Title:
Contemporary American fiction
Author:
Millard, Kenneth.
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Publication Information:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
viii, 328 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Toni Morrison: The bluest eye -- Russell Banks: Affliction -- E.A. Proulx: The shipping news -- Jay McInerney: Bright lights, big city -- Barbara Kingsolver: The bean trees -- John Dufresne: Louisiana Power & Light -- Bobbie Ann Mason: In country -- Jayne Anne Phillips: Machine dreams -- Jane Smiley: A thousand acres -- Alice Walker: The color purple -- Cormac McCarthy: Blood meridian -- E.A. Proulx: Close range -- Sherman Alexie: The Lone-Ranger and Tonto fistfight in heaven -- Tim O'Brien: Northern lights -- Donald Antrim: Elect Mr. Robinson for a better world -- E.L. Doctorow: Ragtime -- Don DeLillo: White noise -- Don DeLillo: Mao II -- Don DeLillo: Underworld -- Po Bronson: Bombardiers -- Gish Jen: Typical American -- Chang-rae Lee: Native speaker -- John Edgar Wideman: Philadelphia fire -- Paul Auster: The New York trilogy -- Barry Hannah: High lonesome -- Richard Ford: The sportwriter -- William Kennedy: Billy Phelan's greatest game - Leonard Gardner: Fat city -- Don DeLillo: End zone -- Robert Coover: The Universal Baseball Association, inc. J. Henry Waugh, Prop. -- John Updike: Memories of the Ford administration -- Philip Roth: American pastoral -- E.L. Doctorow: Billy Bathgate -- Louise Erdrich: Tales of burning love.
ISBN:
9780198711780
Format :
Book