2 edition of novel of violence in America. found in the catalog.
novel of violence in America.
Wilbur Merrill Frohock
First published 1950.
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Alice Walker is a powerhouse of a writer, and her novel is a classic for a reason. The book deals with a lot of heavy issues — poverty, sexual abuse, domestic violence, and Author: Emma Cueto. The Plot Against America isn’t agitprop—not quite—and God only knows Roth’s novel was darkly predictive of the slide toward authoritarianism we’ve witnessed over the past three and a.
A working-class Jewish family in New Jersey watches the political rise of aviator-hero and xenophobic populist Charles Lindbergh, as he becomes president and turns the nation toward fascism. This six . The juxtapositions—of belonging and exile, sorrow and redemption, personal and political—create tension in the book that propels the narrative forward through decades and generations.
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"An addendum to W. Frohock's 'The Novel of Violence in America, ' (), Shaw's volume further defines violence and provides lengthy essays on a novel by each.
THE PLOT AGAINST AMERICA By Philip Roth. Houghton Mifflin Company. $ Philip Roth has written a terrific political novel, though in a style his readers might never have.
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Set in Newark, New Jersey, in the early s, The Plot Against America tells the story of what it was like for the Roth family and Jews across. Arts and Culture Irvine Welsh set to tackle American gun violence in next novel The growing debate over gun killings in the United States under Donald Trump's presidency is to inspire Irvine Welsh.
As the housewife contemplates violence – historic, domestic, political – she started feeling “more emotional and upset about news coming out of America, the hideous political situation there Author: Laura Snapes.
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