ISBN-10:
019508022X
ISBN-13:
9780195080223
Pub. Date:
03/28/1993
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Nobody's Home: Speech, Self, and Place in American Fiction from Hawthorne to Delillo / Edition 1

Nobody's Home: Speech, Self, and Place in American Fiction from Hawthorne to Delillo / Edition 1

by Arnold Weinstein, Weinstein

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ISBN-13: 9780195080223
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/28/1993
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.19(h) x 0.97(d)
Lexile: 1410L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Self-Making and Freedom of Speech3
IOutcasts Of The Universe
1.Hawthorne's "Wakefield" and the Art of Self-Possession13
2.Melville: Knowing Bartleby27
IIMasters And Slaves
3.Stowe: Ghosting in Uncle Tom's Cabin47
4.Twain: The Twinning Principle in Puddn'head Wilson65
IIIThe Village Modernists
5.Anderson: The Play of Winesburg, Ohio91
6.Flannery O'Connor and the Art of Displacement108
IVThe American Modernists And Freedom Of Speech
7.Fitzgerald's Great Gatsby: Fiction as Greatness131
8.Faulkner's As I Lay Dying: The Voice from the Coffin148
9.Faulkner: Fusion and Confusion in Light in August170
10.Hemingway's Garden of Eden: The Final Combat Zone189
VThe American Postmodernists And Freedom Of Speech
11.John Hawkes, Skin Trader213
12.Robert Coover: Fiction as Fission235
13.Dis-Membering and Re-Membering in Toni Morrison's Beloved265
14.Don DeLillo: Rendering the Words of the Tribe288
Conclusion317
Notes321
Index343

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