Robert McParland


Native Sons to King's Men- The Literary Landscape of 1940s America

Beyond Gatsby was published April 2015.

Robert McParland

Charles Dickens's American Audience
by Robert McParland


Mark Twain's Audience

Biography

Robert McParland writes fiction, literary criticism, and on American culture. He is also a musician and a lyricist/​composer member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. His books include,Charles Dickensís American Audience, Citizen Steinbeck: Giving Voice to the People, Writing About Joseph Conrad, Music and Literary Modernism, Mark Twainís Audience, Beyond Gatsby , Native Sons to King's Men: The Literary Landscape of the 1940s and the short story collection In the Nick of Time. He also often writes on popular music. Charles Dickens's American Audience received the Kornitzer Book Award (2011).

Selected Works

History; Literary Criticism
Cultural History-Literary Criticism-Critical Biography
Citizen Steinbeck covers the career and works of American author John Steinbeck.
Literature and Cultural History
Beyond Gatsby discusses the American writers of the 1920s.
Literature and Cultural History
Reader response, book history, and American cultural history.
This is the first study of Dickensís American readers and audience for his American readings.Bela Kornitzer Award Winner.
Film Studies
Film and Literary Modernism is a collection of essays about the arts, literary modernism, and film making from 1900 through the 1960s.
Non-Fiction
Explores the connections between music and literature.
This study of Conradís themes, style, and techniques is for those writing on his works.
Fiction
A collection of short stories.

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