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Title:
Essays on fiction--Dickens, Melville, Hawthorne, and Faulkner
Author:
Connolly, Thomas E., 1918-2002.
Publication Information:
Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xii, 139 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780773481435
Format :
Book

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Central Library PS371 .C715 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

These essays deal with the compositional and literary scope of Dickens, Melville, Hawthorne, and Faulkner. They discuss areas such as Why The Reverand Mr Dimmesdale Was Not Named George, and Christian Symbolism in Some Works of William Faulkner.


Author Notes

Thomas E. Connolly: Professor of English Emeritus at The State University of New York at Buffalo.


Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
A Note on Name-Symbolism in Melvillep. 1
Technique in Great Expectationsp. 3
Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown": An Attack on Puritanic Calvinismp. 13
How Young Goodman Brown Became Old Badman Brownp. 19
Introduction to "Young Goodman Brown"p. 21
Why The Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale Was Not Named Georgep. 33
Hawthorne: Puritans, Catholics, and Quakersp. 49
Point of View in Absalom, Absalom!p. 55
The Three Plots in A Fablep. 81
Fate and "the Agony of Will": Determinism in Some Works of William Faulknerp. 91
Christian Symbolism in Some Works of William Faulknerp. 111
Bibliographyp. 129
Indexp. 133

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