Dark mirror : the sense of injustice in modern European and American literature (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Dark mirror : the sense of injustice in modern European and American literature

Author: Richard Clark Sterne
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on European and American trial fiction since about 1880, arguing that, although generally animated by a sense of injustice, this literature reflects the virtual collapse in Western culture of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Clark Sterne
ISBN: 0823215091 9780823215096 0823215105 9780823215102
OCLC Number: 28183018
Description: xxiii, 280 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Idealistic vs. Realistic Conceptions of Justice from Homer to George Eliot --
2. The Sense of Injustice in Modern Religious Fiction. Tolstoy, "God Sees the Truth, But Waits": Resurrection. Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov. Mauriac, Therese Desqueyroux --
3. The Sense of Injustice in Modern Social Fiction. Martin du Gard, Jean Barois. Dreiser, An American Tragedy. Brecht, The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Koestler, Darkness at Noon --
4. The Sense of Injustice in Modern Absurdist Fiction. Melville, Billy Budd. Kafka, The Trial. Camus, The Outsider. Kundera, The Joke --
5. A "Dissenting" Perspective. Cozzens, The Just and the Unjust. Snow, The Sleep of Reason --
Conclusion: Toward a Renewal of the Dialogue. Betti, The Landslide. Wright, Native Son. Glaspell, "A Jury of Her Peers" Porter, "Noon Wine" Anouilh, Antigone. Muschg, "Reparations or Making Good" Forster, A Passage to India. Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Responsibility: by Richard Clark Sterne.
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Sterne argues that trials in literature provide us with pictures of the contemporary culture's attitudes toward justice. After tracing the development of natural law in literature from Homer to about Read more...

 
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