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The prose elegy : an exploration of modern American and British fiction

Author: John B Vickery
Publisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, ©2009.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Även utgiven elektroniskt
Prose elegy.
2009
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John B Vickery
ISBN: 9780807133927 0807133922
OCLC Number: 236082505
Description: 192 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction : major elegiac changes --
Elegies of family and love. Loss of the ideal : James Agee's A death in the family ; Failure as a loss : John Updike's The centaur ; Generational critiques : Virginia Woolf's The years and William Faulkner's Sartoris ; Familial disintegration : James Joyce's Dubliners and F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Babylon revisited" ; The loss of romantic love : Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises and James Baldwin's Giovanni's room ; Marriage as cultural change : Henry James's The portrait of a lady and Ernest Hemingway's A farewell to arms ; Marriage as the end of love : F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night and John Updike's Too far to go --
Cultural and philosophical elegies. Modernism on culture and history : William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! Ford Madox Ford's Parade's end, and others ; Bifocal time : Virginia Woolf's The years and To the lighthouse ; Perspectives on the self : Malcolm Lowry's Under the volcano, Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's, and Joan Didion's Play it as it lays --
A coda : continuity and innovation.
Responsibility: John B. Vickery.
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