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The Resource Naturalism in American fiction : the classic phase, John J. Conder

Naturalism in American fiction : the classic phase, John J. Conder

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Naturalism in American fiction : the classic phase
Title
Naturalism in American fiction
Title remainder
the classic phase
Statement of responsibility
John J. Conder
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Language
eng
Summary
In this closely reasoned study, John J. Conder has created a new and more vital understanding of naturalism in American literature. Moving from the Hobbesian dilemma between causation and free will down through Bergson's concept of dual selves, Conder defines a view of determinism so rich in possibilities that it can serve as the inspiration of literary works of astonishing variety and unite them in a single, though developing, naturalistic tradition in American letters. At the heart of this book, beyond its philosophic discussion, is Conder's reading of key works in the naturalistic canon, beg
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Naturalism in American fiction : the classic phase, John J. Conder
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Naturalism in American fiction : the classic phase, John J. Conder
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130jbq8
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Copyright
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Includes index
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
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Content type code
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. American Literary Naturalism: From Hobbes to Bergson; 2. Stephen Crane and the Necessary Fiction; ""The Open Boat""; ""The Blue Hotel""; Maggie; The Red Badge of Courage; 3. Norris and Hard Determinism: McTeague; 4. Dreiser's Trilogy and the Dilemma of Determinism; The Financier; The Titan; The Stoic; 5. Dos Passos and Society's Self: Manhattan Transfer; 6, Steinbeck and Nature's Self: The Grapes of Wrath; 7. Faulkner and Naturalism's Selves: The Sound and the Fury; Notes; Bibliographical Essays; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I
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