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The Absurd Hero in American Fiction
The Absurd Hero in American Fiction
Author: David D. Galloway
Subtitle: Updike, Styron, Bellow, Salinger. Chapters deal with the myth/Camus, the saint/Updike, the tragic hero/Styron, "as Picaro"/Bellow, & the love epic/Salinger["Catcher..." about the phonies the hero met in prep schools;about love: "Franny & Zooey" & the Christ-like "Seymour" short story are about love in a "God is Dead" atmosphere.
ISBN: 453499
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 275
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Publisher: U of TX Press
Book Type: Paperback
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