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American drama and the postmodern

David K. Sauer

American drama and the postmodern

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Published by Cambria Press in Amherst, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Postmodernism (Literature),
  • History and criticism,
  • American drama

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby David K. Sauer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS338.P67 S38 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24808706M
    ISBN 109781604977578
    LC Control Number2011004950


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From William S. Burroughs to David Foster Wallace, Postmodern American Fiction offers up witty, risky, exhilarating, groundbreaking fiction from five decades of postwar American life.

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