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6: American Literature Since 1945 (1945 - Present)

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    Learning Objectives

    • Identify Second Wave writers of the Southern Literary Renaissance
    • Explain how the Second Wave of the Southern Literary Renaissance differed from the First Wave
    • Describe the impact that World War II had on the Southern Literary Renaissance
    • Identify selected writers and works of American literature since 1945
    • Interpret, compare and contrast selected works of American literature since 1945
    • Describe how selected works represent American culture of the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and beyond
    • Explain how literary postmodernism relates to literary modernism
    • Describe the postmodern style and sensibility of selected works of American literature since 1945

    Thumbnail: Plath in July 1961 at her Chalcot Square flat in London. (Public Domain; Giovanni Giovannetti via Wikipedia).


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