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American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century

Series Editor: Linda Wagner-Martin

American Literature Readings in the 21st Century publishes works by contemporary critics that help shape critical opinion regarding literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in the United States.

LINDA WAGNER-MARTIN is Frank Borden Hanes Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has been a Guggenheim fellow, a Bunting Institute fellow, a senior National Endowment for the Humanities fellow, and (twice) a resident at the Rockefeller Foundation Study Center in Bellagio, Italy. Among her fifty edited and written books are biographies of Sylvia Plath, Gertrude Stein, and Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald; The Oxford Companion to Women’s Writing in the United States; and The Modern American Novel, 1914-1945.

Urban Space and Late Twentieth-Century New York Literature: Reformed Geographies (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Urban Space and Late Twentieth-Century New York Literature
Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground: From Obscurity to Literary Icon (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Charles Bukowski, King of the Underground
The Middle Class in the Great Depression: Popular Women’s Novels of the 1930s (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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The Middle Class in the Great Depression
A Companion to David Foster Wallace Studies:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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A Companion to David Foster Wallace Studies
Exploring the Limits of the Human through Science Fiction:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Exploring the Limits of the Human through Science Fiction
African American Gothic: Screams from Shadowed Places (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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African American Gothic
Intuitions in Literature, Technology, and Politics: Parabilities (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Intuitions in Literature, Technology, and Politics
Readings of Trauma, Madness, and the Body:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Readings of Trauma, Madness, and the Body
American Authorship and Autobiographical Narrative: Mailer, Wideman, Eggers (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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American Authorship and Autobiographical Narrative
Reading Vietnam Amid the War on Terror:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Reading Vietnam Amid the War on Terror
Queer Commodities: Contemporary US Fiction, Consumer Capitalism, and Gay and Lesbian Subcultures (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Queer Commodities
Amnesia and Redress in Contemporary American Fiction: Counterhistory (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Amnesia and Redress in Contemporary American Fiction
New Critical Essays on Kurt Vonnegut:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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New Critical Essays on Kurt Vonnegut
Freak Shows and the Modern American Imagination: Constructing the Damaged Body from Willa Cather to Truman Capote (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Freak Shows and the Modern American Imagination
Vigilante Women in Contemporary American Fiction:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Vigilante Women in Contemporary American Fiction
Bret Easton Ellis: Underwriting the Contemporary (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Bret Easton Ellis
Writing Celebrity: Stein, Fitzgerald, and the Modern(ist) Art of Self-Fashioning (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Writing Celebrity
Repression and Realism in Post-War American Literature:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Repression and Realism in Post-War American Literature
Language, Gender, and Community in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction: American Voices and American Identities (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Language, Gender, and Community in Late Twentieth-Century Fiction
Fetishism and Its Discontents in Post-1960 American Fiction:  (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Fetishism and Its Discontents in Post-1960 American Fiction
Norman Mailer's Later Fictions: Ancient Evenings through Castle in the Forest (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Norman Mailer's Later Fictions
Cormac McCarthy: American Canticles (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Cormac McCarthy
The Emergence of the American Frontier Hero 1682-1826: Gender, Action, and Emotion (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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The Emergence of the American Frontier Hero 1682-1826
Feminist Readings of Edith Wharton: From Silence to Speech (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)
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Feminist Readings of Edith Wharton

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