Journals Higher Education

£75.00

Hardback

Published: 01 December 2011

296 Pages

216x138mm

ISBN: 9780199609291


Also Available As:


Also Available In:


Bookseller Code (AJ)

Introduction

Powers of Possibility

Experimental American Writing since the 1960s

Alex Houen

  • Develops a new concept of literary practice - potentialism - and thus presents an alternative view of literary experimentation to that associated with 'postmodernism' and the 'postmodern avant-garde'
  • Discusses a range of genres: poetry, drama, and fiction
  • Presents fresh insight into how contemporary American writers have engaged with political issues
  • Draws extensively on archival material
Share: