After the Genteel Tradition: American Writers Since 1910

By: Cowley, Malcolm, ed.

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(no dust jacket) [light external foxing/staining, otherwise a clean and solid copy; vintage bookseller's label (McClelland & Co., Columbus OH) on front pastedown]. Anthology of critical analyses of the work of major American writers during the period 1910-1930. Writers discussed are: Theodore Dreiser, Upton Sinclair, Willa Cather, Van Wyck Brooks, Carl Sandburg, Sherwood Anderson, H.L. Mencken, Sinclair Lewis, Eugene O'Neill, James Branch Cabell, Robinson Jeffers, Edna St. Vincent Millay, John Dos Passos, Ernest Hemingway and Thomas Wolfe. Contributors include Robert Cantwell, Lionel Trilling, Hamilton Basso, and Cowley himself, who also provides the Foreword ("The Revolt Against Gentility") and Postscript ("Twenty Years of American Literature"). Also included: "A Literary Calendar: 1911-1930"; brief biographies of all the subjects; and an index of names.

Title: After the Genteel Tradition: American Writers Since 1910

Author: Cowley, Malcolm, ed.

Categories: *NEW ARRIVALS,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: (c.1937)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 24366

Keywords: Authors American Literature Writers Literary Criticism