Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth-Century American Literature

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Secret Histories claims that the history of the nation is hidden--in plain sight--within the pages of twentieth-century American literature. David Wyatt argues that the nation's fiction and nonfiction expose a "secret history" that cuts beneath the "straight histories" of our official accounts. And it does so by revealing personal stories of love, work, family, war, and interracial romance as they were lived out across the decades of the twentieth century. Wyatt reads authors both familiar and neglected, examining ...

Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth-Century American Literature 2010, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801897122

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Secret Histories: Reading Twentieth-Century American Literature 2010, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801897115

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