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256 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474430029


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Writing Nature in Cold War American Literature

Sarah Daw

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Modern American Literature The New Twentieth Century

  • Contains five case studies of six Cold War writers: Paul Bowles, Peggy Pond Church, J. D. Salinger, Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg and Mary McCarthy
  • Offers an in-depth exploration of the influences behind each writer's presentation of Nature
  • Shows the Cold War to be a time of seismic change in the human's relationship to the environment, and demonstrates the degree to which this inflects Cold War literature
  • demonstrates the degree to which this inflects Cold War literature Engages with the most recent developments in the field of ecocriticism, which drive the study's analytical methodology and embed the book within current ecocritical debates
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