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American fiction, American myth : essays

Author: Philip Young; David Morrell; Sandra Whipple Spanier
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nineteen of Young's essays study American fiction, the works of Hemingway, and Young's own unique critical standard. Young reveals the "so what?" that he insisted all literary studies ought to have by demonstrating the impact of American writing on culture and myth.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway; Ernest Hemingway
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Young; David Morrell; Sandra Whipple Spanier
ISBN: 0271020369 9780271020365
OCLC Number: 42752404
Description: xxvii, 288 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fallen from time : Rip Van Winkle --
The mother of us all : Pocahontas --
The story of the missing man --
Hemingway and me : a rather long story --
To have not : tough luck --
"Big world out there" : the Nick Adams stories --
Hemingway's manuscripts : the vault reconsidered --
Hemingway's papers, occasional thoughts --
Hemingway : the writer in decline --
The assumptions of literature --
The earlier psychologists and Poe --
Hawthorne's secret : fathers and sons and lovers --
In search of a lost generation --
The lost generation and yours --
Scott Fitzgerald's Waste land --
Iowa City, and after --
American poetry in the twentieth century --
One man's apple --
American fiction, American life.
Responsibility: by Philip Young ; with a foreword by David Morrell and an introduction by Sandra Spanier.

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Nineteen of Young's essays study American fiction, the works of Hemingway, and Young's own unique critical standard. Young reveals the "so what?" that he insisted all literary studies ought to have by demonstrating the impact of American writing on culture and myth.

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