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Short Fiction of Flannery O'Connor by As one of the prominent writers of the Southern Gothic genre in the mid-20th Century, Flannery O'Connor used short fiction to explore grotesque characters, Southern settings, questions of morality, and Roman Catholic themes. This volume examines and closely analyzes O'Connor's best and least-known works, such as "A Good Man is Hard to Find," "Good Country People," and "Temple of the Holy Ghost."
Call Number: PS 3565 .C57 Z8625 2016
Publication Date: 2016-02-26
Critical Insights by Hamlet may be the most influential play ever written. It is certainly one of the most famous and important. This volume offers diverse views of the work that many consider William Shakespeare's masterpiece. Essays provide close analyses of language, discussion of the play as a work (and film), and various contextual approaches, including essays on historical, cultural, social, philosophical, and gender contexts.
Call Number: PR 2807 .E75 2019
Publication Date: 2019-01-01
Flannery O'Connor by This volume includes previously published essays that clarify her religious ideas, her narrative technique, her use of humor, and the regional and social context of her fiction. Original essays discuss the religious context of such stories as 'A Good Man is Hard to Find' and 'Good Country People'. Other essays explore O'Connor's use of humor in the story 'Temple of the Holy Ghost' as well as her two short novels Wise Blood and The Violent Bear it Away.
Call Number: PS 3565 .C57 Z667845 2012
Publication Date: 2011-09-30
Death of a Salesman by Includes a consideration of the play in the context of literary naturalism and monetary theory, as well as an analysis of Willy's comparison of Biff to hercules. Other essays look at the differences between dream and reality while also considering the competing dreams of the Loman family.
Call Number: PS 3525 .I5156 D4337 2010
Publication Date: 2009-10-01
Ernest Hemingway by Ernest Hemingway's public persona and reputation, literary style, affinity with modern painting, and conception of character are among the subjects of these commentaries on the author's life and work. Following my general introduction, R. Baird Shuman introduces us to Hemingway's life. In her contribution for The Paris Review, Petrina Crockford speaks of his 'adventurous life as brash and uncompromising as that of his greatest characters.'
Call Number: PS 3515 .E37 Z586555 2010
Publication Date: 2009-10-16