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The Revolt from the Village in contemporary American literature

by John Kidd Young

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Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.A.)--Boston University, 1941.

The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 100 pages
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25917936M
OCLC/WorldCa7952245

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Triumph of the Eg g^ ().by the same author, is said to be in a similar vein of revolt against the stifling at- mosphere of the village. The peak of the revolt is reached with the publication of Sinclair Lewis' Main Street in This book lays heavy stress upon the dullness of the small town.

The revolt from the village, Anthony Channell Hilfer Snippet view - From the Inside Flap. The Midwife's Revolt takes the reader on a journey to the founding days of America. It follows midwife Lizzie Boylston's path from grieving widowhood after Bunker Hill, to her deepening friendship with Abigail Adams, and, finally, to her dangerous work as a spy for the Cause/5(3K).

The Small Town in the Machine Age: Sherwood Anderson’s “Poor White”. For those generally familiar with American literature, particularly that of the early twentieth century, the name Sherwood Anderson likely brings to mind his famous collection of interconnected short stories called Winesburg, Ohio ().

Wells, Gerald Kerr, "The village revolt in American literature" ().Master's Theses. the book. the7•re all alllce. "2 1bia tbes1a will ooncern three facets ot amall town Deserted Village" set • preaedent 1n small town literatureAuthor: Gerald Kerr Wells.

The “revolt” is no longer a “revolt” as such, because its conceptions of small-town America have become a lasting motif in American literature of the twentieth century and beyond.

The pastoral image of the village functions now as a kind of simulacrum, an ideal that still permeates the American cultural imagination, but it is rarely given legitimate consideration in literary depictions of individual : Rachael Price. The Dialectic of the Sex-Motif in Literature Sex is a function of culture; in literature today it plays only a small though aggressively righteous part.

Nature, long held in bondage, periodically breaks out in revolt, but its victory is never complete. In every society, prim­ itive as well as. century, artists and intellectuals, who had been drawn to the cities by the growing.

demand for entertainers, journalists, and information workers, began to follow the. lead of their European predecessors and came to view artistic experiment and. intellectual rebellion as a means to escape their conventional destinies.

The girl went to the sink, and began to wash the dishes that were piled up there. Her mother came promptly out of the pantry, and shoved her aside.

"You wipe 'em," said she; "I'll wash. There's a good many this mornin'." The mother plunged her hands vigorously into the water, the girl wiped the plates slowly and dreamily.

"Mother," said she / The revolt against the village (about which Anderson was always ambivalent) has faded into history.

The espousal of sexual freedom would soon be exceeded in boldness by other writers. And as for the effort to place Winesburg, Ohio in a tradition of American realism, that now seems dubious. Julius Evola's Revolt Against the Modern World is the manifesto of traditionalism, and one of the most popular texts among today's "alternative right".

Evola was an esotericist; his spiritual proclivities were toward a path of inner transformation and self-mastery/5. This book is one of a number appearing around the time that helped, as is often said in some literary histories, to “blow the lid” off of that venerated American institution–the small town.

This “revolt from the village,” as it has often been called, was a central element of American letters from the beginning of the twentieth century through the s. Mary E. Wilkins Freeman (): “The Revolt of ‘Mother’ ” () & Sherwood Anderson (): “Winesburg, Ohio” () Subtitle Critical Analysis College Samford University Course American Literature Grade 2,0 Author Johannes Vees (Author) Year Pages 13 Catalog Number V For nearly half a century, James D.

Hart’s Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both past and present. This concise version contains brief biographies of important authors, plot summaries of individual works, descriptions of important literary movements, and a wealth of information on other aspects of American literary.

The “revolt” is no longer a “revolt” as such, because its conceptions of small-town America have become a lasting motif in American literature of the twentieth century and beyond. The pastoral image of the village functions now as a kind of simulacrum, an ideal that still permeates the American cultural imagination, but it isAuthor: Rachael Price.

“The Revolt of ‘Mother’” is set in a New England farming village. This location is meaningful because it is far from the city and the reforms and modernizations that take place there.

It also has a great significance in the story because Sarah’s conflict is dual; it exists between herself and her husband and between herself and the. Revolt from the village By the s, there was a literary “ revolt from the village ”, and writers including Sherwood Anderson focused on the sexual repression of small town life.

Although. American Literature By John Macy This vigorous survey of American letters is the first chapter of John Macy’s admirable volume The Spirit of American Literature, published in —a book shrewd, penetrating and salty, which has unfortunately never reached one-tenth of the many readers who would find it permanently delightful and profitable.

By a real "revolt from the village" was underway, and an organized literary attack on American provincialism and small-town mores preoccupied many of the well-known writers of the day--Willa Cather, Van Wyck Brooks, H.L. Mencken, Zona Gale, Edgar Lee Masters, Sherwood Anderson, Sinclair Lewis, T.S.

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The village revolt soon ran its course, as did Anderson’s career. He continued to publish and enjoyed a few years of fame in the s, even if his books, with the exception of his novel.