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Walker Percy : novelist and philosopher

Author: Jan Nordby Gretlund; Karl-Heinz Westarp
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1991.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Walker Percy.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©1991
(OCoLC)645767292
Named Person: Walker Percy; Walker Percy; Walker Percy; Walker Percy
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Nordby Gretlund; Karl-Heinz Westarp
ISBN: 0878054871 9780878054879
OCLC Number: 22506975
Description: xiv, 256 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The cross and the delta : Walker Percy's anthropology / Lewis A. Lawson --
Walker Percy's enchanted mountain / Gary M. Ciuba --
Two conversations in Walker Percy's The Thanatos syndrome : text and context / Patrick Samway --
The engineer, then and now; or, Barrett's choice / W.L. Godshalk --
Will Barrett redux? / Joseph Schwartz --
Percy forerunners, family history, and the gothic tradition / Bertram Wyatt-Brown --
Tradition in amber : Walker Percy's Lancelot as Southern metafiction / Susan V. Donaldson --
On the porch with Marcus Aurelius : Walker Percy's stoicism / Jan Nordby Gretlund --
Elegies for gentlemen : Walker Percy's The last gentleman and Eudora Welty's "The demonstrators" / Peggy Whitman Prenshaw. Kierkegaard and Percy : by word, away from the philosophical / Marion Montgomery --
Lancelot and Walker Percy's dispute with Sartre over ontology / Kathleen Scullin --
The "darkness that is part of light" : Lancelot and "the grand inquisitor" / Linda Whitney Hobson --
Language, suicide, and the writer : Walker Percy's advancement of William Faulkner / John F. Desmond --
Man, beast, and others in Walker Percy / John Edward Hardy --
Lancelot and the dynamics of the intersubjective community / Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr. --
Walker Percy : the novelist as moralist / Ashley Brown --
Walker Percy's brave new world : The Thanatos syndrome / François Pitavy --
"Father Smith's confession" in The Thanatos syndrome / William Rodney Allen. Walker Percy's demonic vision / Elzbieta H. Olesky --
Pilgrim's progress; or, a few night thoughts on tenderness and the will to power / Patricia Lewis Poteat --
The Thanatos syndrome : Walker Percy's tribute to Flannery O'Connor / Sue Mitchell Crowley.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Nordby Gretlund and Karl-Heinz Westarp.
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