Heroic Fiction

Heroic Fiction

The Epic Tradition and American Novels of the Twentieth Century

Book - 1971
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This reexamination of the works of five modern novelists—Frank Norris, John Steinbeck, Ernest Hemingway, Saul Bellow, and Ralph Ellison—draws important parallels to the classical epic tradition found in the novels by these writers. In his introductory chapter Mr. Lutwack dis­cusses earlier American examples of the quest epic and the contributions of the novel form to the epic genre.

Publisher: Carbondale, IL : Southern Illinois University Press, 1971
ISBN: 9780809305247
0809305240
Branch Call Number: 813.509/LUT BRMA
813.509/LUT BRSA
813.509/LUT

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