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Waiting for the end

Author: Leslie A Fiedler
Publisher: New York : Stein and Day, Publishers, [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Critical view of the American cultural situation, 20th century American literature and its writers.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Saul Bellow; William S Burroughs; William Faulkner; F Scott Fitzgerald; Robert Frost; Allen Ginsberg; Herbert Gold; Arthur Miller; Henry Miller; J D Salinger; Robert Penn Warren; Saul Bellow; William S Burroughs; William Faulkner; F Scott Fitzgerald; Robert Frost; Allen Ginsberg; Herbert Gold; Arthur Miller; Henry Miller; J D Salinger; Robert Penn Warren
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A Fiedler
OCLC Number: 4589986
Notes: Massey, Faulkner, 1461; Petersen, Faulkner, 1964: 24.
Contains discussions of Saul Bellow, William S. Burroughs, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Frost, Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Gold, Arthur Miller, Henry Miller, J.D. Salinger, Robert Penn Warren, and others.
Bound in black paper boards; orange cloth shelfback; stamped in gold; top edges stained red-orange; orange endpapers. Dust jacket.
Description: [1]-256 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The death of the old men --
War, exile, and the death of honor --
The beginning of the thirties: depression, return, and rebirth --
The end of the thirties: artificial paradises and real hells --
Zion as main street --
Jewish-Americans, go home! --
Indian or injun? --
The jig is up! --
The war against the academy --
The alteration of consciousness --The end of the novel --
Traitor or laureate: the two trials of the poet --
The unbroken tradition --
Toward the suburbs: the fear of madness, and the death of the "I" --
Into the cafés: a kind of solution.
Responsibility: Leslie A. Fiedler.

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Critical view of the American cultural situation, 20th century American literature and its writers.

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