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By Linda Wagner-Martin

* The historical past of yankee Literature from 1950 to the current offers a entire research of the wide variety of literary works that extends into the twenty first century
* Covers drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, technology fiction, and detective novels
* gains dialogue of yank works in the context of such 21st-century concerns as globalization, drugs, gender, schooling, and different topics

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