American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1930-1941: A Literary History

American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1930-1941: A Literary History

Ichiro Takayoshi


Ichiro Takayoshi's ebook argues that international warfare II remodeled American literary tradition. From the mid-1930s to the yank access into international warfare II in 1941, preeminent figures from Ernest Hemingway to Reinhold Neibuhr spoke back to the flip of the public's curiosity from the industrial melancholy at domestic to the threat of totalitarian platforms out of the country by means of generating novels, brief tales, performs, poems, and cultural feedback during which they prophesied the arrival of a moment international battle and explored how the United States may arrange for it. the diversity of competing solutions provided a wealthy legacy of idioms, symbols, and traditional arguments that used to be destined to license America's advertising of its values and pursuits world wide for the remainder of the 20th century. formidable in scope and addressing a massive diversity of writers, thinkers, and artists, this booklet is the 1st to set up the outlines of yank tradition in this pivotal interval.

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American Writers and the Approach of World War II, 1930-1941: A Literary History