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The Resource The heroic ideal in American literature, [by] Theodore L. Gross

The heroic ideal in American literature, [by] Theodore L. Gross

Label
The heroic ideal in American literature
Title
The heroic ideal in American literature
Statement of responsibility
[by] Theodore L. Gross
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gross, Theodore L
Dewey number
  • 810.9/353
  • 810.9/352
Index
index present
LC call number
PS169.H4
LC item number
G7
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Heroes in literature
Label
The heroic ideal in American literature, [by] Theodore L. Gross
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The Southern hero:
  • The code of Southern heroism
  • William Gilmore Simms and the antebellum writers
  • Thomas Nelson Page and the postbellum writers
  • Twentieth-century criticism and literature
  • 3.
  • The Black hero:
  • The idealism of Negro literature
  • The two traditions: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois
  • The Negro awakening: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Rudolph Fisher, and others
  • 1.
  • The major authors: Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin
  • Contemporary Negro literature
  • 4.
  • The disenchanted hero:
  • Introductory: the twentieth century
  • Ernest Hemingway: the renunciation of America
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald: the hero in retrospect
  • 5.
  • The Quixotic hero:
  • Saul Bellow: the victim and the hero
  • The Emersonian hero:
  • J.D. Salinger: suicide and survival in the modern world
  • Norman Mailer: the quest for heroism
  • Under the shadow of our swords: Emerson and the heroic ideal
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne: the absurdity of heroism
  • Herman Melville: the nature of authority
  • Walt Whitman: the putative hero
  • Henry James: the illusion of freedom
  • 2.
Control code
ocm00128882
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 304 p.
Lccn
72142366
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 54894
  • (OCoLC)128882
Label
The heroic ideal in American literature, [by] Theodore L. Gross
Publication
Contents
  • The Southern hero:
  • The code of Southern heroism
  • William Gilmore Simms and the antebellum writers
  • Thomas Nelson Page and the postbellum writers
  • Twentieth-century criticism and literature
  • 3.
  • The Black hero:
  • The idealism of Negro literature
  • The two traditions: Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois
  • The Negro awakening: Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, Rudolph Fisher, and others
  • 1.
  • The major authors: Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin
  • Contemporary Negro literature
  • 4.
  • The disenchanted hero:
  • Introductory: the twentieth century
  • Ernest Hemingway: the renunciation of America
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald: the hero in retrospect
  • 5.
  • The Quixotic hero:
  • Saul Bellow: the victim and the hero
  • The Emersonian hero:
  • J.D. Salinger: suicide and survival in the modern world
  • Norman Mailer: the quest for heroism
  • Under the shadow of our swords: Emerson and the heroic ideal
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne: the absurdity of heroism
  • Herman Melville: the nature of authority
  • Walt Whitman: the putative hero
  • Henry James: the illusion of freedom
  • 2.
Control code
ocm00128882
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 304 p.
Lccn
72142366
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 54894
  • (OCoLC)128882

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