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Modern American fiction : form and function

Author: Thomas Daniel Young
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©1989.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Daniel Young
ISBN: 0807114359 9780807114353
OCLC Number: 17951680
Description: vi, 246 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Complicit manoeuvres / Douglas Paschall --
The red badge of courage / John Conder --
The affirmative conclusion of The sun also rises / Donald A. Daiker --
The great Gatsby as well wrought urn / A.E. Elmore --
The triumph of secularism / Joseph K. Davis --
Faulkner and the symbolist novel / Carol M. Andrews --
Once more to the mirror / Julius Rowan Raper --
The power of filiation in All the king's men / James H. Justus --
Richard Wright in a moment of truth / Blyden Jackson --
The harmonies of Losing battles / Peggy Whitman Prenshaw --
Flannery O'Connor's Wise blood / Martha E. Cook --
The moviegoer / Kieran Quinlan --
Beyond existentialism, or, The American novel at the end of the road / Mark Winchell.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Daniel Young.

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Introduction / Thomas Daniel Young 1 Complicit manoeuvres: the Form of "The Wings of the Dove" / Douglas Paschall 13 "The Red Badge of Courage": Form and Function / John Conder 28 The affirmative conclusion of "The Sun Also Rises" / Donald A. Daiker 39 "The Great Gatsby" as well wrought urn / A.E. Elmore 57 The triumph of secularism: Theodore Dreiser's "An American Tagedy" / Joseph K. Davis 93 Faulkner and the symbolist novel / Carol M. Andrews 118 Once more to the mirror: Glasgow's Technique in "The Sheltered Life" and Reader-Response Criticism / Julius Rowan Raper 136 The power of filiation in "All the King's Men" / James H. Justus 156 Richard Wright in a moment of truth / Blyden Jackson 170 The harmonies of "Losing Battles" / Peggy Whitman Prenshaw 184 Flannery O'Connor's "Wise Blood": Forms of Entrapment / Martha E. Cook 198 "The Moviegoer" The Dilemma of Walker Percy's Scholastic Existentialism / Kieran Quinlan 213 Beyond existentialism, or, The American novel at the end of the road / Mark Winchell. 225 Contributors 237 Index 241

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