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Recent American fiction, some critical views.

Author: Joseph J Waldmeir
Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1963]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waldmeir, Joseph J.
Recent American fiction, some critical views.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1963]
(OCoLC)575137091
Named Person: Jack Kerouac; James Purdy; Flannery O'Connor; William Styron; Norman Mailer; Bernard Malamud; Ralph Ellison; Carson McCullers; J D Salinger; Truman Capote; Truman Capote; Ralph Ellison; Jack Kerouac; Norman Mailer; Bernard Malamud; Carson McCullers; Flannery O'Connor; James Purdy; J D Salinger; William Styron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph J Waldmeir
OCLC Number: 1175446
Description: 292 pages 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Some overviews: Mass society and post-modern fiction / Irving Howe --
The alone generation / Alfred Kazin --
The character of post-war fiction in America / Ihab H. Hassan --
Fiction of the fifties / Herbert Gold --
The new compassion in the American novel / Edmund Fuller --
Quest without faith / Joseph J. Waldmeir --
Existentialism in recent American fiction: the demonic quest / Richard Lehan --
The breakthrough: the American Jewish novelist and the fictional image of the Jew / Leslie A. Fiedler --
A look at the "beat generation" writers / Wolfgang B. Fleischmann --
pt. 2. On some individual novelists: A discipline of nobility: Saul Bellow's fiction / Marcus Klein --
Paul Bowles and the "natural" man / Oliver Evans --
Truman Capote: the revelation of the broken image / Paul Levine --
Ralph Ellison and the American comic tradition / Earl H. Rovit --
The three worlds of Jack Kerouac / Bernard Duffey --
Norman Mailer: the embattled vision / Norman Podhoretz --
Victims in motion: Bernard Malamud's sad and bitter clowns / Ben Siegel --
Carson McCullers: the alchemy of love and aesthetics of pain / Ihab H. Hassan --
Flannery O'Connor: another legend in Southern fiction / Melvin J. Friedman --
The small, sad world of James Purdy / Paul Herr --
J.D. Salinger's Seventy-eight bananas / William Wiegand --
William Styron and the fiction of the fifties / David Stevenson.

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