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The Homeless of Ironweed: Blossoms on the Crag


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Januar 1997

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

The Homeless of "Ironweed" is both a meditation on Kennedy's remarkable novel and a literary and cultural analysis. Benedict Giamo's explorations of the social conditions, cultural meanings, and literary representations of classic and contemporary homelessness in America and abroad inform his understanding of the literary merit and social resonance of Ironweed. Throughout Giamo remains grounded in a close reading of the novel. He moves with great relevance from Dante to Kenneth Burke, from Sartre to Robert Jay Lifton, to locate meaning and value in the lives of Kennedy's characters; by extension, with intelligence and compassion, he regards the lives of the homeless who wander through our streets and shefters today.
EAN: 9780877455592
ISBN: 0877455597
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF IOWA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1997
Seitenanzahl: 166 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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