About this item
Drawing on literary examples, this book helps readers better understand the full range of issues that older men face—from legacy and loss to health issues and grace. Looking at how older men’s lives are documented in American fiction, the author examines works by some of the most important names in contemporary literature including Don DeLillo, Jonathan Franzen, Cormac McCarthy, Marilynne Robinson, Philip Roth, Jane Smiley, Anne Tyler, and John Updike.
Number of Pages: 171
Genre: Literary Criticism, Social Science
Sub-Genre: American / General
Series Title: Contemporary American Literature
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Alex Hobbs
Street Date: May 17, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-3267
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.