Title

The romance of recovery in Hawthorne, Faulkner, and Morrison. (Doctoral dissertation).

SelectedWorks Author Profiles:

Julie Buckner Armstrong

Document Type

Thesis

Publication Date

1996

Date Issued

January 1996

Date Available

June 2014

Abstract

“This dissertation traces the terms of recovery that Hawthorne, Faulkner, and Morrison present. Describing the specific psychic affliction from which characters in their novels suffer, I then outline attempts at cure and consider the extent to which those attempts succeed. Further, I consider the parallels between characters’ methods for constructing the past and rhetorical strategies that readers must negotiate in shaping and creating meaning for the story…” (p.4)

Comments

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Language

en_US

Publisher

New York University

Creative Commons License

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