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Might be the main defining attribute of yankee literature composed after international battle II is the rejection of traditional shape and constitution with its more and more uninhibited and experimental kind. Embracing works from formerly marginalized teams like African americans and girls and ushering in new genres, modern American literature has steadily began to reflect the yank inhabitants in variety and flexibility. during this quantity, readers are invited to imagine seriously concerning the social concerns and ideas which are as a lot part of glossy American existence as they're of recent American literature

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Of his few short stories, most notable are “Entropy” (1960), a neatly structured tale in which Pynchon first uses extensive technical language and scientific metaphors, and “The Secret Integration” (1964), a story in which Pynchon explores small-town bigotry and racism. ” Pynchon’s technique would later influence writers as different as Don DeLillo and Paul Auster. In The Naked Lunch (1959) and other novels William S. Burroughs, abandoning plot and coherent characterization, used a drug addict’s consciousness to depict a hideous modern landscape.

Williams encouraged her to make a play of her novel The Member of the Wedding (1946), a sensitive portrayal of a lonely adolescent whose attachment to her brother precipitates a crisis at his wedding. The novel proved to be her most popular work, and it was equally successful as a play, heralded by some as a new form of American theatre because of its emphasis on character interaction and psychology. The Broadway version ran for more than a year and was made into a movie in 1952. 54 7 Novels and Short Stories from 1945 7 The fictional characters McCullers creates endure various physical and psychological handicaps that complicate their natural but often bizarre searches for compassion.

Of his few short stories, most notable are “Entropy” (1960), a neatly structured tale in which Pynchon first uses extensive technical language and scientific metaphors, and “The Secret Integration” (1964), a story in which Pynchon explores small-town bigotry and racism. ” Pynchon’s technique would later influence writers as different as Don DeLillo and Paul Auster. In The Naked Lunch (1959) and other novels William S. Burroughs, abandoning plot and coherent characterization, used a drug addict’s consciousness to depict a hideous modern landscape.

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