Quests surd and absurd; essays in American literature [by] James E. Miller, Jr.

Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1967] .

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Subjects Absurd (Philosophy) in literature.
Absurde (Philosophie) dans la littérature.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Dickinson, Emily, 1830-1886.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864.
Littérature américaine -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Littérature américaine -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Melville, Herman, 1819-1891.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849.
Quête (Littérature)
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010.
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Wharton, Edith, 1862-1937.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Whitman, Walt, 1819-1892.
Description xii, 271 pages 23 cm
Copyright Date [1967]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. Departures, dislocations, descents: The quest absurd: the new American novel -- J.D. Salinger: Some crazy cliff (written with Arthur Heiserman) -- William Faulkner: descent into the vortex -- My Ántonia: a frontier drama of time -- Wharton and Cather: the quest for culture -- 2. Barbaric yawps and mystic murmuring: Walt Whitman: the quest for identity -- Walt Whitman: the quest for spirit -- Whitman and Eliot: the poetry of mysticism -- Emily Dickinson's bright orthography -- Emily Dickinson: the thunder's tongue.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)349153
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Miller, James E. 1920-2010.
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