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Living Death

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ISBN-10: 3836427095

ISBN-13: 9783836427098

Edition: N/A

Authors: Christa Baiada

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In Love and Death in the American Novel, Leslie Fiedler argued that an obsession with death in the Americn novel results from the failure of love and sexuality in our culture. Based on all-white, predominantly male authors, his 1960 thesis provides little that helps us to think about the common presence of death in the growing body of ethnic literatures of the United States at the end of the 20th century. Death is recurring feature in contemporary ethnic American fiction, often serving as an impetus to the narrative. This book examines the function of death in four novels of immigrant families in America: Fae Myenne Ng's Bone, Oscar Hijuelos's The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love, Chang Rae…    
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Book details

List price: $76.00
Publisher: .AV Akademikerverlag GmbH & Co. KG
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.61" long x 0.42" tall
Weight: 0.726
Language: English