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Author Galloway, David D.

Title The absurd hero in American fiction: Updike, Styron, Bellow [and] Salinger, by David D. Galloway.

Imprint Austin, University of Texas Press [1966]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  813.054093 G174A    Check Shelf
Description xv, 257 pages 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The myth of the absurd -- The absurd man as saint -- The absurd man as tragic hero -- The absurd man as Picaro -- The love ethic -- Epilogue -- A John Updike checklist -- A William Styron checklist -- A Saul Bellow checklist -- A J.D. Salinger checklist.
Form Also issued online.
Summary A discussion of four contemporary novelists and their views of the absurd hero.
Subject Styron, William, 1925-2006 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Updike, John -- Criticism and interpretation.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Absurd (Philosophy) in literature.
Heroes in literature.
Updike, John -- Critique et interprétation.
Styron, William, 1925-2006 -- Critique et interprétation.
Bellow, Saul, 1915- -- Critique et interprétation.
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010 -- Critique et interprétation.
Roman américain -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Absurde (Philosophie) dans la littérature.
Héros dans la littérature.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960. (OCoLC)fst00036855
Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-2010. (OCoLC)fst01734675
Styron, William, 1925-2006. (OCoLC)fst00032038
Updike, John. (OCoLC)fst00031348
Absurd (Philosophy) in literature. (OCoLC)fst00794784
American fiction. (OCoLC)fst00807048
Heroes in literature. (OCoLC)fst00955583
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Indexed Term Absurd (Philosophy) in literature
American fiction 20th century History and criticism
Heroes in literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Online version: Galloway, David D. Absurd hero in American fiction. Austin, University of Texas Press [1966] (OCoLC)576559202
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