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Nelson Algren : a collection of critical essays

Author: Robert Ward
Publisher: Madison : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of eleven essays on Algren's major work, and offers a range of theoretical and historical readings. These include discussions of Algren's place in Chicago's left-wing literary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Nelson Algren; Nelson Algren; Nelson Algren
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ward
ISBN: 0838641083 9780838641088
OCLC Number: 69124417
Description: 188 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Nelson Algren : an American outsider / Bettina Drew --
Nelson Algren's self-portrait as meaningful structure / Frédéric Dumas --
A world of ruins : Nelson Algren and Walter Benjamin's destructive character / Stephen Hardman --
Spatial enclosures in Nelson Algren's Never come morning / Robert Ward --
Detachment, compassion, and irritability : the naturalism of Never come morning / Kasia Boddy --
Making nakedness visible : narrative perspective in Nelson Algren's The man with the golden arm / James R. Giles --
Textual outlaws : the colonized underclass in Nelson Algren's The man with the golden arm / Ian Peddie --
The city that turned the White Sox black : post-World War II Chicago boosterism and the negation of Nelson Algren / Caroline Gottschalk-Druschke --
Nelson Algren and carnival in 1930s America / Philip McGowan --
It was dope! : the paperback revolution and the literary reputation of Nelson Algren / Bill Savage --
Hanging with Nelson Algren : a brief look at the author and his milieu / Warren Leming --
The Nelson Algren Archive at the Ohio State University Libraries / Elva Griffith.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Ward.

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