The Resource Violence in the contemporary American novel : an end to innocence, James R. Giles

Violence in the contemporary American novel : an end to innocence, James R. Giles

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Violence in the contemporary American novel : an end to innocence
Title
Violence in the contemporary American novel
Title remainder
an end to innocence
Statement of responsibility
James R. Giles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1937-
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Giles, James Richard
Dewey number
813/.5409355
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.V58
LC item number
G55 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • American fiction
  • Violence in literature
  • Literature and society
  • City and town life in literature
  • Inner cities in literature
  • Minorities in literature
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Violence in the contemporary American novel : an end to innocence, James R. Giles
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-153) and index
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: Innocence dying younger -- Dedalus in the Dood Kamer: William Kennedy's Quinn's book -- The context of American innocence: Caleb Carr's The alienist -- The Ducky Boys and the urban punk killing machine: Richard Price's The wanderers -- A postmodern children's crusade: John Edgar Wideman's Philadelphia fire -- Nature despoiled and artificial: Sandra Cisneros's The house on Mango Street -- Violence and the immanence of the "thing unknown": Cormac McCarthy's Suttree -- Redemptive landscape, malevolent city: Scott Momaday's House made of dawn -- Discovering a substitute for salvation: John Rechy's The miraculous day of Amalia Gómez -- Conclusion: Girl X and the country of last things -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 161 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036913392
Label
Violence in the contemporary American novel : an end to innocence, James R. Giles
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [149]-153) and index
Contents
Preface -- Introduction: Innocence dying younger -- Dedalus in the Dood Kamer: William Kennedy's Quinn's book -- The context of American innocence: Caleb Carr's The alienist -- The Ducky Boys and the urban punk killing machine: Richard Price's The wanderers -- A postmodern children's crusade: John Edgar Wideman's Philadelphia fire -- Nature despoiled and artificial: Sandra Cisneros's The house on Mango Street -- Violence and the immanence of the "thing unknown": Cormac McCarthy's Suttree -- Redemptive landscape, malevolent city: Scott Momaday's House made of dawn -- Discovering a substitute for salvation: John Rechy's The miraculous day of Amalia Gómez -- Conclusion: Girl X and the country of last things -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 161 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036913392

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