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Author Howe, Irving.

Title Decline of the new.

Imprint New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1970]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PN771 .H589    Available  ---
Edition [1st ed.]
Description x, 326 p. 21 cm.
Contents pt. 1. The culture of modernism -- Beliefs of the masters -- Martin de gard: the novelty of goodness -- CĂ©line: the sod beneath the skin -- The fiction of antiutopia -- I.B. Singer: false messiahs and modern sensibility -- pt. 2. Anarchy and authority in American literature -- Henry James and the American scene -- Edith Wharton: convention and the demons of modernism -- Dreiser: the springs of desire -- The quest for moral style -- Black boys and native sons -- Mass society and postmodern fiction -- pt. 3. The New York intellectuals.
Form Also issued online.
Subject Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.