Robert McParland

Bestseller: A Century of America's Favorite Books

Bestseller: A Century of America's Favorite Books

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



Citizen Steinbeck Published

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Beyond Gatsby: How Fitzgerald, Hemingway and the Writers of the 1920s Shaped American Culture. Published April 1, 2015. Now available.


Robert McParland's essay on Quadrophenia "To the Sea and Sand" appears in the recently published The Who and Philosophy, edited by Rocco Gennaro and Casey Harison.

Mark Twain's Audience

Mark Twain's Audience offers a cultural history of late nineteenth century America through the responses of Mark Twain's readers to his writings.

Bestseller: A Century of America's Favorite Books to be Published in December 2018

Mark Twain's Audience Reading and Signing

December 1, 2014

Tags: reading, book signing

Robert McParland spoke about his book Mark Twain's Audience at a reception at Felician College in Lodi, New Jersey on Thursday, November 20, 4:00-6:00 P.M..

Selected Works

History; Bestselling Books; Literature
America's favorite books across the past 100 years are discussed in this new book to be published on December 15, 2018.
Music
Science fiction and mythology have often been present in the imagery, lyrics, and sound of progressive rock music and in other styles of rock music. This book looks at the work of David Bowie, ELO, Alan Parsons, ELP, Pink Floyd, Blue Oyster Cult, Rush, and other bands.
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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