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Vulnerable people : a view of American fiction since 1945

Author: Josephine Hendin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
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Hendin, Josephine.
Vulnerable people.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)561516184
Named Person: John Updike; William S Burroughs; Truman Capote; Thomas Pynchon; Norman Mailer; Kurt Vonnegut; John Barth; Saul Bellow; Joyce Carol Oates; Flannery O'Connor; John Gardner; Doris Lessing
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josephine Hendin
ISBN: 0195023196 9780195023190 0195026209 9780195026207
OCLC Number: 3168698
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 237 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: In search of release --
The writer as culture hero, the father as son --
Angries : S-M as a literary style --
Fictions for survival --
The victim is a hero --
American rebels are men of action --
On and off the treadmill --
Journeys --
Thomas Pynchon and western man --
The purposive imagination.
Responsibility: Josephine Hendin.

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