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Author Keresztesi, Rita.

Title Strangers at home : American ethnic modernism between the World Wars / Rita Keresztesi
Published Lincoln, Neb. ; London : University of Nebraska Press, 2005

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Description xxii, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents 1. A prologue to ethnic modernism : Melville's confidence man -- 2. Harlem renaissance Masquerades -- Countee Cullen -- Nella Larsen -- Zora Neale Hurston -- 3. Modernism with an accent -- Anzia Yezierska -- Henry Roth -- Josephina Niggli -- 4. Romantic modernism, modernist realism -- Mourning Dove -- D'Arcy McNickle -- John Joseph Mathews -- An epilogue : Ellison's invisible man
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [193]-218) and index
Subject American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Ethnic groups in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
LC no. 2005003713
ISBN 9780803227675 (hbk.)
0803227671 (hbk.)