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Seeing and being : the plight of the participant observer in Emerson, James, Adams, and Faulkner / Carolyn Porter.


1st ed.. Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press ; [1981] .
ISBN 081955054X

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Subjects Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 -- Critique et interprétation.
Alienation (Social psychology) in literature.
Aliénation (Psychologie sociale) dans la littérature.
American prose literature -- History and criticism.
American prose literature.
Capitalism and literature.
Capitalisme et littérature.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Critique et interprétation.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo.
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Critique et interprétation.
Faulkner, William.
James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Critique et interprétation.
James, Henry.
Lukács, György, 1885-1971.
Point de vue (Littérature)
Point of view (Literature)
Prosa.
Prose américaine -- Histoire et critique.
Psychological fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Psychological fiction, American.
Roman.
USA.
Verfremdung.
Zeitkritik.
Description xxiv, 339 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
[1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Observers and participants: chapter 1. American ahistoricism -- chapter 2. Reification and American literature -- part 2. Ralph Waldo Emerson: man as subject lens: chapter 3. Emerson's America -- chapter 4. Emerson's revolt -- part 3. Two crises of complicity: chapter 5. Henry James: visionary being -- chapter 6. Henry Adams: the posthumous spectator -- part 4. William Faulkner: innocence historicized: chapter 7. Faulkner's America -- chapter 8. The reified reader -- Theoretical postscript: The writer as participant: modernism and critical resistance.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7176295
(OCoLC)ocm07176295
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Porter, Carolyn, 1946-
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