What era precedes postmodernism Modernism (~1910-1945) and The Harlem Renaissance (1917-1935) What era comes after postmodernism Both the Contemporary Era and Multiculturalism (both 1970-present) What was the Beat Generation Group of authors whose literature explored and influenced American culture in the post-WWII era. Bulk of work was published and popularized throughout the 1950s -includes Allen …

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Beat poetry – Boehemian: practice of an unconventional lifestyle – celebrated non-conformity and spontaneous creativity – drew inspiration from Romanticism Characteristics of Beat Culture 1. rejection of received standards 2. innovation in style 3. use of illegal drugs 4. alternative sexualities 5. an interest in examining religions 6. rejection of materialism 7. explicit portrayals of …

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The term “Political novel” is “a novel with a political narrative, or concerned with politics or political themes”(Oxford).   In The Fiction of Navantara Sahgal, M. K. Bhatnager says on the political novel in Indian English Literature, Indo-Anglican novel, right since its beginning, has had inextricable bonds with the socio-political milieu wherein it took birth and …

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