Waiting for the end / Leslie A. Fiedler.


New York : Stein and Day, Publishers, [1964] .

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Subjects American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Bellow, Saul.
Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
Civilization.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997.
Gold, Herbert, 1924-
Literatur.
Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005.
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010.
USA.
United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
United States.
Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989.
Description [1]-256 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1964]
Notes Bound in black paper boards; orange cloth shelfback; stamped in gold; top edges stained red-orange; orange endpapers. Dust jacket.
Contains discussions of Saul Bellow, William S. Burroughs, William Faulkner, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Robert Frost, Allen Ginsberg, Herbert Gold, Arthur Miller, Henry Miller, J.D. Salinger, Robert Penn Warren, and others.
Massey, Faulkner, 1461; Petersen, Faulkner, 1964: 24.
Summary Critical view of the American cultural situation, 20th century American literature and its writers.
Contents The death of the old men -- War, exile, and the death of honor -- The beginning of the thirties: depression, return, and rebirth -- The end of the thirties: artificial paradises and real hells -- Zion as main street -- Jewish-Americans, go home! -- Indian or injun? -- The jig is up! -- The war against the academy -- The alteration of consciousness --The end of the novel -- Traitor or laureate: the two trials of the poet -- The unbroken tradition -- Toward the suburbs: the fear of madness, and the death of the "I" -- Into the cafeĢs: a kind of solution.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4589986
(OCoLC)ocm04589986
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fiedler, Leslie A.
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