TITLE

AMERICAN NOVELS SINCE THE WAR

AUTHOR(S)
Cowley, Malcolm
PUB. DATE
December 1953
SOURCE
New Republic;12/28/53, Vol. 129 Issue 22, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on postwar American fiction. The largest of the groups is composed of novels about the armed services in World War II. A second group of postwar novelists includes the writers of what might be called the "new" fiction, to correspond with the new criticism. Like almost all the influential critics, many of the novelists are employed by universities, usually in the department of English. They listen to the critics, perhaps too intently, and try to win their grudging approval.
ACCESSION #
14487640

 

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