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The Ethics Of Intensity In American Fiction
     

The Ethics Of Intensity In American Fiction

by Anthony Channell Hilfer
 

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Drawing upon the philosophical theories of William James, Dewey, and Mead and focusing upon major works by Whitman, Stein, Howells, Dreiser, and Henry James, Anthony Hilfer explores how these authors have structured their characters' consciousness, their purpose in doing so, and how this presentation controls the reader's moral response.

Overview

Drawing upon the philosophical theories of William James, Dewey, and Mead and focusing upon major works by Whitman, Stein, Howells, Dreiser, and Henry James, Anthony Hilfer explores how these authors have structured their characters' consciousness, their purpose in doing so, and how this presentation controls the reader's moral response.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292741133
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
11/15/2011
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Anthony Channell Hilfer (1936-2008) was professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.

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