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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

Label
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giles, James Richard
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Violence in literature
  • Literature and society
  • City and town life in literature
  • Inner cities in literature
  • Minorities in literature
Label
Violence in the contemporary American novel : an end to innocence, James R. Giles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [149]-153) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
41076122
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 161 pages
Isbn
9781570033285
Lccn
99006277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Violence in the contemporary American novel : an end to innocence, James R. Giles
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [149]-153) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
41076122
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 161 pages
Isbn
9781570033285
Lccn
99006277
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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