10 Important Contemporary Authors
Criticism of the late forties and fifties, like poetry, was dominated by Eliot and his formalist disciples. The past two decades have seen a shift from formalism to structuralism. Indeed, the best way of understanding criticism now is to view it as still in revolt against the New Criticism.
Other common relationships include a journal that is a supplement to another journal, a journal that is absorbed into another journal, a journal that splits into two or more new journals, or two or more journals that merge to form a new journal. For each of these related journals, the title history lists the dates published. A few scholars claim this period started at the end of World War II, and this is where the era’s pairing with postmodern literature comes in.
Sign up for a Scribd 30 day free trial to download this document plus get access to the world’s largest digital library. Contemporary literature is literature which is generally set after World War II. Subgenres of contemporary literature include contemporary romance. Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal. The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their ‘average prestige per article’. Palgrave Macmillan publishes journals, monographs and reference books in print and online.
“Atonement” , a family drama focused on repentance, won several awards and was made into a movie directed by Joe Wright . His work often focuses on closely observed personal lives in a politically fraught world. A former Fulbright scholar, she earned her doctorate at the University of Notre Dame, completing a dissertation on Henry James.
Flash fiction, short stories, slam poetry, plays, memoirs, and autobiographies can all be included in this category. Nonfiction is usually not classified as literature, but this era sometimes includes works of creative nonfiction, which tell a true story using literary techniques. $18.50.Can ten writers and critics make sense of the past 30 years’ proliferation of American fiction, drama, poetry, criticism, and intellectual thought, all in one book? It is a monumental undertaking, and our closeness to the subject makes it difficult to gain critical persepective. Daniel Hoffman, editor of the Harvard Guide to Contemporary American Writing, is assisted in this ambitious enterprise by an able group of literary scholars.