HENK0386DU English - Free topic 6: American Fiction between the Wars (exam form A + B)
The two decades between World War I and World War II are a particularly innovative period in American literature. In the fiction of that era American writers respond to a host of cultural, political and economic changes, to the profound disillusion following the First World War, to the deeper implications of female enfranchisement, to the extravagances of the Jazz Age and the social crisis of the Great Depression.
In this course, we will read a representative selection of American fiction of the 1920s and 1930s, including novels and short stories by Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Steinbeck, Kay Boyle, Katherine Anne Porter and Mary McCarthy.
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