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Love and death in the American novel.

Leslie A. Fiedler

Love and death in the American novel.

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Published by Criterion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American fiction -- History and criticism,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • Love in literature,
  • Death in literature

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.L6 F5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination603 p.
    Number of Pages603
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5774286M
    LC Control Number59012195
    OCLC/WorldCa269741


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A retrospective article on Leslie Fiedler in the New York Times Book Review in referred to Love and Death in the American Novel as "one of the great, essential books on the American imagination an accepted major work." This groundbreaking work views in depth both American literature and character from the time of the American Revolution to the present.

In a collection of essays published in under the title An End to Innocence, Leslie Fiedler introduced a complex theme which he examines here in full scale: that the American novel differs most radically from its European ancestor and counterpart in the failure of our major novelists to deal with adult heterosexuality and their consequent obsession with death, incest and innocent.

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