Revolution : the event in postwar fiction /

Socially, politically and artistically, the 1950s make up an odd interlude between the first half of the twentieth century-still tied to the problems and orders of the Victorian era and Gilded Age and the pervasive transformations of the later sixties. In Revolution, Matthew Wilkens argues that post...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Wilkens, Matthew, 1974- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [2016]
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The structure of literary revolutions
  • Allegory
  • Event
  • The encyclopedia as object and metaphor
  • Failure and novelty in postwar fiction
  • Allegory, encyclopedism, and postwar america
  • Ellison's impure manifesto
  • Integration and disorder in The golden notebook.