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All the 18 essays during this quantity specializes in a unmarried paintings of yankee literature. Written in transparent, jargon-free sort through university and collage professors, every one explores the nuances of the paintings -- subject matters, characterization, use of language -- permitting the coed to appreciate, interpret and write in regards to the classics. quantity 2 covers Theodore Dreiser's "An American Tragedy," Sarah Orne Jewett's "The kingdom of the Pointed Firs," Saul Bellow's "Herzog," F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Tender Is the Night," and "The nice Gatsby," Edith Warton's "Ethan Frome," Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man," Sherwood Anderson's "Winesburg, Ohio" and others. Volumes additionally function timelines, writer chronologies, bibliographies with extra interpreting feedback and cumulative indexes.
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Flanagan, John T. " Texas Studies in Literature and Language 7 (autumn 1965): 285-294. Foley, Barbara. " In Narrative Poetics: Innovations, Limits, Challenges. Edited by James Phelan. Columbus: Ohio State University Center for Comparative Studies in the Humanities, 1987. Pp. 55-67. Funk, Robert. " Explicator 51 (summer 1993): 232-234. Gammel, Irene. " Studies in Canadian Literature/Etudes en litterature canadien 17, no. 2 (1992): 129-147. 33 AMERICAN WRITERS CLASSICS « VOLUME II Gerber, Philip L.
Playing upon class resentment, the newspapers further fuel public hysteria by characterizing Clyde as a predatory society fop who murdered a poor working girl. pressures brought to bear against him. As for Sondra Finchley, her family's money and connections keep her name out of the papers and free of scandal. On death row, awaiting his execution, Clyde is visited by his mother. (In an exceedingly gauche display of journalistic opportunism, a Denver newspaper subsidizes Mrs. ) Elvira Griffiths tries to muster financial support from the religious community for a new trial for her son but meets with little success.
Fisher, Philip. " ELH: Journal of English Literature History 44 (winter 1977): 728-748. Flanagan, John T. " Texas Studies in Literature and Language 7 (autumn 1965): 285-294. Foley, Barbara. " In Narrative Poetics: Innovations, Limits, Challenges. Edited by James Phelan. Columbus: Ohio State University Center for Comparative Studies in the Humanities, 1987. Pp. 55-67. Funk, Robert. " Explicator 51 (summer 1993): 232-234. Gammel, Irene. " Studies in Canadian Literature/Etudes en litterature canadien 17, no.