By Michael W. Clune

ISBN-10: 0521513995

ISBN-13: 9780521513999

The years after international warfare have noticeable a frequent fascination with the unfastened marketplace. during this publication, Michael W. Clune considers this fascination in postwar literature. within the fictional worlds created via works starting from Frank O'Hara's poetry to nineties gangster rap, the marketplace is reworked, delivering another type of lifestyles, specified from either the social visions of the left and the individualist ethos of the ideal. those rules additionally supply an unsettling instance of ways artwork takes on social energy through providing an get away from society. American Literature and the unfastened marketplace provides a brand new point of view on a few huge ranging works for readers of yankee post-war literature.

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