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The landscape of nightmare : studies in the contemporary American novel

Author: Jonathan Baumbach
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 1965.
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All the King's Men, Catcher in the Rye and The Pawnbroker are among the novels discussed as true works of the imagination.
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Baumbach, Jonathan.
Landscape of nightmare.
New York : New York University Press, 1965
(OCoLC)756428577
Named Person: Flannery O'Connor; Ralph Ellison; Saul Bellow; Robert Penn Warren; Bernard Malamud; Wright Morris; William Styron; Edward Lewis Wallant; J D Salinger
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Baumbach
ISBN: 0814700314 9780814700310 0814700322 9780814700327
OCLC Number: 711383
Description: xii, 173 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. The metaphysics of demagoguery: All the king's men / by Robert Penn Warren --
3. The double vision: The victim / by Saul Bellow --
4. The saint as a young man: The catcher in the rye / by J.D. Salinger --
5. Nightmare of a native son: Invisible man / by Ralph Ellison --
6. The acid of God's grace: Wise blood / by Flannery O'Connor --
7. All men are Jews: The assistant / by Bernard Malamud --
8. Paradise lost: Lie down in darkness / by William Styron --
9. The illusion of indifference: The pawnbroker / by Edward Lewis Wallant --
10. Wake before bomb: Ceremony in lone tree / by Wright Morris.
Responsibility: by Jonathan Baumbach.

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All the King's Men, Catcher in the Rye and The Pawnbroker are among the novels discussed as true works of the imagination.

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