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RITUAL, COMMUNITY, AND ALIENATION: STUDIES IN LYTLE, TATE, AND FAULKNER (SOUTH)
Critics generally agree there was a unique sense of community in the South prior to World War I. However, the novels of the South demonstrate a definite lack of community. In fact, Southern novelists from World War I through ...
HEIGHTS, DEPTHS, AND SURFACES: MELVILLE'S SEARCH FOR UNITY OF VISION (FORM, BIPOLARITY, INTERFACE)
For Herman Melville, the terms of bipolarity are inadequate. His vision attempts to encompass a multi-layered system of appearance and reality, as he portrays human comprehension from three perspectives: (1) the world of ...
THE PROFESSION OF AUTHORSHIP: NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE AND HIS PUBLISHER, JAMES T. FIELDS
The influence of James T. Fields upon Nathaniel Hawthorne's professional literary career has not been recognized. Before 1850, the year marking the beginning of Hawthorne's association with the firm of Ticknor & Fields, ...
ROBERT PENN WARREN AND HIS READER
The relation between the individual and community is a crucial dynamic shaping the dominant philosophy of Robert Penn Warren's novels and poetry. Warren outlines the process leading to the discovery of this interrelation ...
The travel-writing of Henry James
There has been no single study of the travel writings of Henry James; indeed there has been only scant mention of these significant literary works. Marie-Reine Garnier has made effective use of them in discussing James's ...
'You shall hear the nightingale sing on as if in pain': The Philomena myth as metaphor of transformation and resistance in the works of Susan Glaspell and Alice Walker
The story of Philomela and Procne has long been a figure of violence in literature. However, male mythologizers write Philomela out of existence, whereas women writers use the myth as a metaphor for female oppression and ...