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Published: 04 March 2020

208 Pages


ISBN: 9780198852704

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American Literature and the Long Downturn

Neoliberal Apocalypse

Dan Sinykin

  • Offers a theory to account for ubiquitous apocalypticism in contemporary American literature
  • Provides a coherent periodization of contemporary American literature
  • Includes archival research that has never been published before including new interpretations of Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead, and David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest