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New Jerusalem

Myth, Literature, and the sacred


245 pages | 6 x 9

Literature and Literary Criticism: Asian Languages


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Table of Contents

Preface
 
1. Myth and Language
2. "Manabozho": An American Indian Myth
3. Being True: Logos in The Scarlet Letter
4. Billy Budd: The Mother and Child Reunion
5. Poe, Gnosticism, and Modernism
6. On Autobiography and Myth: Puerand Sensex, Frederick Douglass and Benjamin Franklin
7. Realism and the Archetypes: Daisy Miller
8. Naturalism and the Orphan Archetype: Dreiser, London, and Crane
9. Hemingway: Death and Mythology
10. Lost Soul: Faulkner’s Pursuit of Anima
11. The Visionary Art of Flannery O’Connor
12. Gimpel’s Wisdom: I.B. Singer’s Vision of the "True World"
13.  Sula the Trickster
14. A Second Innocence: Whitman, Eliot, and Stevens
 
Postscript
Works Cited
Index

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