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Whalen-Bridge, John

Norman Mailer’s Later Fictions

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Table of contents

1. Absolutely Dauntless: A Quarter-Century of Sex, God, Politics, and Fame
John Whalen-Bridge

Part I. Sex

2. From Egypt to Provincetown, By Trump Air: Modernist History and the Return of the Repressed in Ancient Evenings and Tough Guys Don’t Dance
Scott Duguid

3. Mailer and the “Diet of Reality”: Tough Guys Don’t Dance and American Values
James Emmett Ryan

Part II. God

4. Mailer’s “Gnostic” Gospel
Ashton Howley

5. A Jew for Jesus? A Jewish Reading of Norman Mailer’s The Gospel According to the Son
Mashey Bernstein

6. Augustinian Evil in The Gospel According to the Son and The Castle in the Forest: A Case for Non-Dualism
Jeffrey F. L. Partridge

Part III. Politics

7. Imperial Mailer: Ancient Evenings
Ashton Howley

8. Spooks and Agencies: Harlot’s Ghost and the Culture of Secrecy
Brian J. McDonald

9. The Nazi Occult and The Castle in the Forest: Raw History and Fictional Transformation
Heather Wolffram

Part IV. Fame

10. History Looks at Itself: On the Road with the Mailers and George Plimpton
Lawrence Shainberg

11. Late Mailer: His Writing and Reputation since Ancient Evenings
John Whalen-Bridge

12. Afterword: Norman as Editor
Norris Mailer

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Fiction

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
American Literature Readings in the 21st Century
Page amount
216 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230109056
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28640-9

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