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By Michael W. Clune

The years after international conflict have visible a frequent fascination with the unfastened industry. during this booklet, 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 industry is reworked, supplying an alternate kind of lifestyles, exact from either the social visions of the left and the individualist ethos of the suitable. those rules additionally offer an unsettling instance of the way artwork takes on social strength via providing an get away from society. American Literature and the loose industry provides a brand new viewpoint on a few extensive ranging works for readers of yank post-war literature.

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