The Anti-Hero in the American Novel: From Joseph Heller to Kurt Vonnegut (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)

The Anti-Hero in the American Novel: From Joseph Heller to Kurt Vonnegut (American Literature Readings in the Twenty-First Century)

By: David Simmons (author)Paperback

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The Anti-Hero in the American Novel rereads major texts of the 1960s to offer an innovative re-evaluation of a set of canonical novels that moves beyond entrenched post-modern and post-structural interpretations towards an appraisal which emphasizes the specifically humanist and idealist elements of these works.

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About Author

David Simmons is Senior Lecturer in English and Screen Studies at the University of Northampton, UK.

Contents

The Rebel with a Cause? The Anti-heroic figure in American Fiction of the 1960s Individualism and the Anti-Capitalist, Anti-heroic Figure in American Fiction of the 1960s The Outlaw Returns: The Cowboy in American Fiction of the 1960s Sinner or Saint? The Anti-hero as Christ Figure in the American Novel of the 1960s

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/11/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137473257
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 213
  • ID: 9781137473257
  • weight: 285
  • ISBN10: 1137473258

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