Hobo Life in the Great Depression
A Regional Narrative from the American Midwest. Studies in American Literature v. 77
Provides an expression of the American experience sometimes labeled as modernism. This book includes the early twentieth century search for the meaning of life in an era of social and economic break-down, characterized by a sense of loss of a stable, secure world, based on a belief in absolute truth.
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"Edward Weidemann's evocation of time and place has an authenticity that rivals the acknowledged masters of the period. His work deserves serious consideration for a prominent place in early twentieth century American literature." - Professor John R. May, Louisiana State University"