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American dreams, American nightmares, edited by David Madden. With a preface by Harry T. Moore.


Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press [1970] .
ISBN , 9780809304462, 0809304465

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Subjects American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Civilization.
Ellison, Ralph -- Criticism and interpretation.
Ellison, Ralph.
États-Unis -- Civilisation.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951.
Littérature américaine -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Mailer, Norman.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953 -- Criticism and interpretation.
O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953.
United States -- Civilization.
United States.
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938.
Series Crosscurrents/modern critiques.
Description xlii, 229 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1970]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-226).
Also issued online.
Contents The dream metaphor: some ramifications / Robert B. Heilman -- The dream of the new / Leslie A. Fiedler -- Machiavelli for the millions: some notes on power structures / Louis Filler -- The shifting illusion: dream and fact / Maxwell Geismar -- The compulsive design / Irving Malin -- Focus on Herman Melville's "The two temples": the denigration of the American dream / Marvin Fisher -- Focus on Abraham Cahan's The rise of David Levinsky: boats against the current / Jules Chametzky -- Sinclair Lewis and Western humor / James C. Austin -- Focus on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby: the nowhere hero / Richard Lehan -- Focus on F. Scott Fitzgerald's Tender is the night / Frank Kinahan -- Focus on William Faulkner's "The bear": Moses and the wilderness / Richard P. Adams -- "History on the side": Henry Miller's American dream / Alan Trachtenberg -- Focus on Thomas Wolfe's You can't go home again: agrarian dream and industrial nightmare / C. Hugh Holman -- Focus on Eugene O'Neill's The iceman cometh: the iceman hath come / Frederic I. Carpenter -- Focus on Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman: the wrong dreams / Chester E. Eisinger -- Choice: ironic alternatives in the world of the contemporary American novel / Alvin Greenberg -- Focus on Ralph Ellison's The invisible man: American nightmare / Allen Guttmann -- Focus on Norman Mailer's Why are we in Vietnam? / Ihab Hassan -- Gift to the world / Oscar Cargill.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)94009
(OCoLC)ocm00094009
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Madden, David, 1933-
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