Critical Essays on Carson McCullers

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780783800370
  • Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/1996
  • Series: Critical Essays on American Literature S
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.42 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

General Editor's Note
Publisher's Note
Introduction 1
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter
Inner Landscape 17
Pitiful Hunt For Security 19
The Lonely Heart 22
Reflections in a Golden Eye
Masterpiece at 24 26
[Review of] Reflections in a Golden Eye 28
Novelist Repeats Success 30
The Member of the Wedding
An Adolescent's Four Days 31
Metaphysical Fiction 34
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: The Novels and Stories of Carson McCullers
[Review of] The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: The Novels and Stories of Carson McCullers 38
Books in General 40
The Member of the Wedding (play)
Plot Me No Plots 45
Mood Indigo 49
The Square Root of Wonderful
Private Worlds 51
Clock Without Hands
In the Shadow of Death 53
Death and Life in a Small Southern Town 56
Clock Without Hands Belongs in Yesterday's Tower of Ivory 58
Southern Justice 61
The Mortgaged Heart
A Private Apprenticeship 63
The Mortgaged Heart: The Workshop of Carson McCullers 67
The Watchers 81
The Author 83
I Wish I Had Written The Ballad of the Sad Cafe by Carson McCullers 85
Tennessee and Carson: Notes on a Concept for a Play 87
Her Own Enduring Heart 96
Carson McCullers and the South 99
Carson McCullers: The Aesthetic of Pain 111
The Case of Carson McCullers 124
[A Feminist Reading: McCullers's Heart Is a Lonely Hunter] 129
Carson McCullers, Lonely Huntress: [Reflections in Golden Eye] 143
Fighting for Life 147
Tomboys and Revolting Femininity 155
[A Materialist Reading of Clock Without Hands] 166
Freaking Out: The Short Stories of Carson McCullers 172
Two Planetary Systems 179
Carson McCullers's The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: A Song Half Sung, Misogyny, and "Ganging Up" 187
Erasing the "We of Me" and Rewriting the Racial Script: Carson McCullers's Two Member{s} of the Wedding 206
Homoerotics and Human Connections: Reading Carson McCullers "As a Lesbian" 220
Index 235
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