A rationale for the collection
Society for Contemporary Literature @ ALA 2018 | May 24-27, 2018 | San Francisco
This panel aims to explore the various literary spaces—both urban and organic—that define American literature after deindustrialization. How does the postindustrial economy remake the ways that people work in, live in, rely on, and relate to their built and natural environments? And how, in turn, do those new environmental dynamics reshape contemporary novels and poems?