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American dreams, American nightmares,

Author: David Madden
Publisher: Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1970]
Series: Crosscurrents/modern critiques.
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Madden, David, 1933-
American dreams, American nightmares.
Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1970]
(OCoLC)574986154
Named Person: Herman Melville; Sinclair Lewis; F Scott Fitzgerald; William Faulkner; Henry Miller; Eugene O'Neill; Arthur Miller; Ralph Ellison; Norman Mailer; Thomas Wolfe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Madden
ISBN: 0809304465 9780809304462
OCLC Number: 94009
Description: xlii, 229 pages 22 cm.
Contents: The dream metaphor: some ramifications / Robert B. Heilman --
The dream of the new / Leslie A. Fiedler --
Machiavelli for the millions: some notes on power structures / Louis Filler --
The shifting illusion: dream and fact / Maxwell Geismar --
The compulsive design / Irving Malin --
Focus on Herman Melville's "The two temples": the denigration of the American dream / Marvin Fisher --
Focus on Abraham Cahan's The rise of David Levinsky: boats against the current / Jules Chametzky --
Sinclair Lewis and Western humor / James C. Austin --
Focus on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby: the nowhere hero / Richard Lehan --
Focus on F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night / Frank Kinahan --
Focus on William Faulkner's "The bear": Moses and the wilderness / Richard P. Adams --
"History on the side": Henry Miller's American dream / Alan Trachtenberg --
Focus on Thomas Wolfe's You can't go home again: agrarian dream and industrial nightmare / C. Hugh Holman --
Focus on Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh: the iceman hath come / Frederic I. Carpenter --
Focus on Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman: the wrong dreams / Chester E. Eisinger --
Choice: ironic alternatives in the world of the contemporary American novel / Alvin Greenberg --
Focus on Ralph Ellison's The invisible man: American nightmare / Allen Guttmann --
Focus on Norman Mailer's Why are we in Vietnam? / Ihab Hassan --
Gift to the world / Oscar Cargill.
Series Title: Crosscurrents/modern critiques.
Responsibility: edited by David Madden. With a pref. by Harry T. Moore.
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