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Recent American fiction, some critical views.

By: Waldmeir, Joseph J [editor.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin [1963]Description: 292 pages 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Kerouac, Jack, 1922-1969 -- Criticism and interpretation | Purdy, James -- Criticism and interpretation | O'Connor, Flannery -- Criticism and interpretation | Styron, William, 1925-2006 -- Criticism and interpretation | Mailer, Norman -- Criticism and interpretation | Malamud, Bernard -- Criticism and interpretation | Ellison, Ralph -- Criticism and interpretation | McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation | Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010 -- Criticism and interpretation | Capote, Truman, 1924-1984 -- Criticism and interpretation | American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticismAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Recent American fiction, some critical views.DDC classification: 813.509 Other classification: HU 1800
Contents:
Some overviews: Mass society and post-modern fiction / Irving Howe -- The alone generation / Alfred Kazin -- The character of post-war fiction in America / Ihab H. Hassan -- Fiction of the fifties / Herbert Gold -- The new compassion in the American novel / Edmund Fuller -- Quest without faith / Joseph J. Waldmeir -- Existentialism in recent American fiction: the demonic quest / Richard Lehan -- The breakthrough: the American Jewish novelist and the fictional image of the Jew / Leslie A. Fiedler -- A look at the "beat generation" writers / Wolfgang B. Fleischmann -- On some individual novelists: A discipline of nobility: Saul Bellow's fiction / Marcus Klein -- Paul Bowles and the "natural" man / Oliver Evans -- Truman Capote: the revelation of the broken image / Paul Levine -- Ralph Ellison and the American comic tradition / Earl H. Rovit -- The three worlds of Jack Kerouac / Bernard Duffey -- Norman Mailer: the embattled vision / Norman Podhoretz -- Victims in motion: Bernard Malamud's sad and bitter clowns / Ben Siegel -- Carson McCullers: the alchemy of love and aesthetics of pain / Ihab H. Hassan -- Flannery O'Connor: another legend in Southern fiction / Melvin J. Friedman -- The small, sad world of James Purdy / Paul Herr -- J.D. Salinger's Seventy-eight bananas / William Wiegand -- William Styron and the fiction of the fifties / David Stevenson.
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Includes bibliographical references.

part 1. Some overviews: Mass society and post-modern fiction / Irving Howe -- The alone generation / Alfred Kazin -- The character of post-war fiction in America / Ihab H. Hassan -- Fiction of the fifties / Herbert Gold -- The new compassion in the American novel / Edmund Fuller -- Quest without faith / Joseph J. Waldmeir -- Existentialism in recent American fiction: the demonic quest / Richard Lehan -- The breakthrough: the American Jewish novelist and the fictional image of the Jew / Leslie A. Fiedler -- A look at the "beat generation" writers / Wolfgang B. Fleischmann -- pt. 2. On some individual novelists: A discipline of nobility: Saul Bellow's fiction / Marcus Klein -- Paul Bowles and the "natural" man / Oliver Evans -- Truman Capote: the revelation of the broken image / Paul Levine -- Ralph Ellison and the American comic tradition / Earl H. Rovit -- The three worlds of Jack Kerouac / Bernard Duffey -- Norman Mailer: the embattled vision / Norman Podhoretz -- Victims in motion: Bernard Malamud's sad and bitter clowns / Ben Siegel -- Carson McCullers: the alchemy of love and aesthetics of pain / Ihab H. Hassan -- Flannery O'Connor: another legend in Southern fiction / Melvin J. Friedman -- The small, sad world of James Purdy / Paul Herr -- J.D. Salinger's Seventy-eight bananas / William Wiegand -- William Styron and the fiction of the fifties / David Stevenson.

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