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Thomas Wolfe : three decades of criticism

Author: Leslie A Field
Publisher: London : University of London Press ; New York : New York University Press, 1968.
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Twenty-three critical essays assess the themes, style, structure and impact of the modern American writer's novels and short stories.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Thomas Wolfe; Thomas Wolfe; Thomas Wolfe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Field
OCLC Number: 224819
Notes: "Criticism of Thomas Wolfe: a selected checklist [by] Maurice Beebe and Leslie A. Field": p. 273-293.
Description: xxv, 304 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: [Part I. His major themes] --
Gargantua fills his skin / Oscar Cargill --
"The dark, ruined Helen of his blood" : Thomas Wolfe and the South / C. Hugh Holman --
Thomas Wolfe and death / J. Russell Reaver & Robert I. Strozier --
Thomas Wolfe : time and the South / Louis D. Rubin, Jr. --
Thomas Wolfe : dark time / Margaret Church --
Thomas Wolfe : the second cycle / Robert C. Slack --
[Part II. His style] --
From Thomas Wolfe's Purdue speech : "writing and living" / Thomas Wolfe --
Genius is not enough / Bernard DeVoto --
Thomas Wolfe / Maxwell E. Perkins --
From a note on Thomas Wolfe / Edward C. Aswell --
A study of semantic states : Thomas Wolfe and the Faustian sickness / Martin Maloney --
Rhetoric in Southern writing : Wolfe / Floyd C. Watkins --
From Thomas Wolfe : an introduction and interpretation / Richard Walser --
[Part III. Specific novels] --
The durable humor of Look homeward, angel / Bruce R. McElderry, Jr. --
Wolfe's Look homeward, angel as a novel of development / Richard S. Kennedy --
A note on the Hamlet of Thomas Wolfe / Robert Penn Warren --
Wolfe's Of time and the river / Irving Halperin --
Ester Jack as muse / Paschal Reeves --
Symbolic patterns in You can't go home again / Clyde C. Clements, Jr. --
The hills beyond : a folk novel of America / Leslie A. Field --
[Part IV. The short stories] --
Analysis of "The lost boy" / Wallace Stegner --
Theme in Thomas Wolfe's "The lost boy" and "God's lonely man" / Lois Hartley --
Critical commentary on "Only the dead know Brooklyn" / Edward A. Bloom --
Criticism of Thomas Wolfe : a selected checklist / Maurice Beebe & Leslie A. Field.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Leslie A. Field.

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Twenty-three critical essays assess the themes, style, structure and impact of the modern American writer's novels and short stories.

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