Chapter 27. The Modern Novel in a New World Context

  1. John T. Matthews Professor
  1. George B. Handley Professor

Published Online: 5 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310726.ch27

A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950

A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950

How to Cite

Handley, G. B. (2009) The Modern Novel in a New World Context, in A Companion to the Modern American Novel 1900-1950 (ed J. T. Matthews), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310726.ch27

Editor Information

  1. Boston University, USA

Author Information

  1. Brigham Young University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631206873

Online ISBN: 9781444310726

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Keywords:

  • modern novel in a new world context;
  • nations exhibiting similar interests racial, linguistic, geographical distinctions - “local color”;
  • affirming value of memories and cultures;
  • new world literary modernism - demonstrated by self-conscious awareness;
  • Anglo-American “anxiety of influence”;
  • recovering shape of communities disrupted by modernity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • References and Further Reading