Adolescence, America and Postwar Fiction: Developing Figures

Mclennan, Rachael (2009) Adolescence, America and Postwar Fiction: Developing Figures. Palgrave. ISBN 978-0230205512

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Abstract

Adolescence, America and Postwar Fiction argues that metaphor and the figurative are central to constructions and narrations of adolescence in America. Focussing on narratives of female adolescence, it engages with a wide array of fictional and critical work. From texts by well-known authors such as Sylvia Plath, Joyce Carol Oates and Jeffrey Eugenides to rare and archival material by the Southern writer Jill McCorkle, McLennan offers provocative readings of adolescence which highlight issues of gender, regionality and ethnicity, creating a valuable and stimulating resource for anyone interested in postwar American fiction.

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Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Art, Media and American Studies
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > American Studies
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Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2010 13:57
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URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/9644
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