|Forlag||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Emne||English; Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers; Literary studies: from c 1900 -; USA|
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Om Aesthetics of Middlebrow Fiction
During the Cold War, many popular American novels were labelled "middlebrow," leading to a general belief that these texts held less intellectual merit. Perrin debunks these unfair assumptions through works by James Michener, Harper Lee, and Leon Uris, arguing that such writers made a major contribution to the tradition of American literature.