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Title A companion to the modern American novel 1900-1950 / edited by John T. Matthews.
Imprint Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

Series Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 59
Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 59.
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Alt Name Matthews, John T.
Add Title Modern American novel 1900-1950
Description xxii, 592 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm.
Note Includes index.
ISBN 9780631206873 (alk. paper)
0631206876 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 149085143
Table of Contents
 List of Figures 
1An Economic History of the United States 1900-1950 / Eric Rauchway1
2The Changing Status of Women 1900-1950 / Nancy Woloch13
3The Status of African Americans 1900-1950 / Matthew Pratt Guterl31
4Pragmatism, Power, and the Politics of Aesthetic Experience / Jeanne Follansbee Quinn56
5Class and Sex in American Fiction: From Casual Laborers to Accidental Desires / Michael Trask73
6Jazz: From the Gutter to the Mainstream / Jeremy Yudkin91
7French Visual Humanisms and the American Style / Justus Nieland116
8Early Literary Modernism / Andrew Lawson141
9Naturalism: Turn-of-the-Century Modernism / Donna Campbell160
10Money and Things: Capitalist Realism, Anxiety, and Social Critique in Works by Hemingway, Wharton, and Fitzgerald / Richard Godden181
11Chronic Modernism / Leigh Anne Duck202
12New Regionalisms: Literature and Uneven Development / Hsuan L. Hsu218
13"The Possibilities of Hard-Won Land": Midwestern Modernism and the Novel / Edward P. Comentale240
14Writing the Modern South / Susan V. Donaldson266
15What Was High About Modernism? The American Novel and Modernity / John T. Matthews282
16African-American Modernisms / Michelle Stephens306
17Ethnic Modernism / Rita Keresztesi324
18The Proletarian Novel / Barbara Foley353
19Revolutionary Sentiments: Modern American Domestic Fiction and the Rise of the Welfare State / Susan Edmunds367
20Lesbian Fiction 1900-1950 / Heather Love392
21The Gay Novel in the United States 1900-1950 / Christopher Looby414
22The Popular Western / William R. Handley437
23Twentieth-Century American Crime and Detective Fiction / Charles J. Rzepka454
24What Price Hollywood? Modern American Writers and the Movies / Mark Eaton466
25The Belated Tradition of Asian-American Modernism / Delia Konzett496
26Modernism and Protopostmodernism / Patrick O'Donnell518
27The Modern Novel in a New World Context / George B. Handley535
28Reheated Figures: Five Ways of Looking at Leftovers / Jani Scandura554

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