Hawthorne, Gender, and Death: Christianity and Its Discontents / Edition 1
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Hawthorne, Gender, and Death: Christianity and Its Discontents / Edition 1

by R. Weldon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230602908

ISBN-13: 9780230602908

Pub. Date: 05/19/2008

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This book draws on a range of critical approaches, including cultural anthropology, psychoanalytic theory, political justice theory, and feminist theory, to consider the ways that strategies of death denial and their compensatory consolations offer insight into the ethical, gender, and religious questions raised by Hawthorne's novels.

Overview

This book draws on a range of critical approaches, including cultural anthropology, psychoanalytic theory, political justice theory, and feminist theory, to consider the ways that strategies of death denial and their compensatory consolations offer insight into the ethical, gender, and religious questions raised by Hawthorne's novels.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230602908
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
05/19/2008
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Unholy Dying in The Scarlet Letter The Custom-House Sketch, The Secular Pilgrim, and The Happy Death Familial Immortality and the Dying of Death in The House of the Seven Gables From Melancholy to Mourning: Death and Politics in The Blithedale Romance Intimate Equality: Sacrifice and Death in The Marble Faun

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