Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s

Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s 14 Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s Sally E. Parry eTh re continues to be signicfi ant scholarship on some of the major figures in the first part of the 20th century, especially high modernists Gertrude Stein and Djuna Barnes, and authors of the Harlem Renai-s sance, including Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, and Nella Larsen. Important new collections on Jack London and Stein and a special issue of New Centennial Review on the c fi tion of W. E. B. Du Bois highlight a wide variety of their writings. Authors who have not received much scholarly study are being rediscovered, including humorist Irvin S. Cobb, Pulitzer Prize winner Margaret Wilson, lawyer Clarence Darrow, and Earl Derr Biggers, the creator of Charlie Chan. There is also consid - erable interest in novels that revolve around racial anxiety, such as those written by Pauline Hopkins, Winnifred Eaton, and Rudolph Fisher. i Naturalism Substantial work is being done in Jack London studies, including a new biography, an MLA book on teaching London’s works, and several articles. Cecilia Tichi’s Jack London: A Writer’s Fight for a Better America (No. Car.) approaches London as a public intellectual “through a bif- o cal lens that alloys his literary http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Literary Scholarship Duke University Press

Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s

American Literary Scholarship, Volume 2015 (1) – Sep 1, 2017

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14 Fiction: 1900 to the 1930s Sally E. Parry eTh re continues to be signicfi ant scholarship on some of the major figures in the first part of the 20th century, especially high modernists Gertrude Stein and Djuna Barnes, and authors of the Harlem Renai-s sance, including Zora Neale Hurston, Claude McKay, and Nella Larsen. Important new collections on Jack London and Stein and a special issue of New Centennial Review on the c fi tion of W. E. B. Du Bois highlight a wide variety of their writings. Authors who have not received much scholarly study are being rediscovered, including humorist Irvin S. Cobb, Pulitzer Prize winner Margaret Wilson, lawyer Clarence Darrow, and Earl Derr Biggers, the creator of Charlie Chan. There is also consid - erable interest in novels that revolve around racial anxiety, such as those written by Pauline Hopkins, Winnifred Eaton, and Rudolph Fisher. i Naturalism Substantial work is being done in Jack London studies, including a new biography, an MLA book on teaching London’s works, and several articles. Cecilia Tichi’s Jack London: A Writer’s Fight for a Better America (No. Car.) approaches London as a public intellectual “through a bif- o cal lens that alloys his literary

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