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Beyond the waste land: a study of the American novel in the nineteen-sixties, by Raymond M. Olderman.


New Haven, Yale University Press, 1972.
ISBN 0300015437

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Subjects American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Barth, John -- Criticism and interpretation.
Heller, Joseph -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kesey, Ken -- Criticism and interpretation.
Pynchon, Thomas -- Criticism and interpretation.
Roman ameĢricain.
Vonnegut, Kurt, Criticism and interpretation.
Description xi, 258 pages 22 cm
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-252).
Summary Discusses the novels of Ken Kesey, Stanley Elkin, John Barth, Joseph Heller, Thomas Pynchon, John Hawkes, Kurt Vonnegut Jr., and Peter S. Beagle.
Contents Introduction: The problem of reality and the new rationale for romance -- part 1. The waste land as institution: The grail knight arrives: Ken Kesey, One flew over the cuckoo's nest -- The fisher king turns warden: Stanley Elkin, A bad man -- The grail knight goes to college: John Barth, Giles goat-boy -- The grail knight departs: Joseph Heller, Catch-22 -- part 2. The waste land as conspiracy: The illusion and the possibility of conspiracy: Thomas Pynchon, V. and The crying of Lot -- Conspiracy from without and within: John Hawkes, The lime twig; Stanley Elkin, Boswell -- part 3. From waste land to fable land: Out of the waste land and into the fire: cataclysm or the cosmic cool: Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., The sirens of Titan; Mother night; Cat's cradle; God bless you, Mr. Rosewater; Slaughterhouse-five or The children's crusade -- Out of the waste land: Peter S. Beagle, The last unicorn.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)357352
(OCoLC)ocm00357352
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WorldCat Identities Olderman, Raymond M.
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