Grief Taboo in American Literature: Loss and Prolonged Adolescence in Twain, Melville, and Hemingway

Grief Taboo in American Literature: Loss and Prolonged Adolescence in Twain, Melville, and Hemingway

by Pamela A. Boker

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Overview

"A compelling, massively researched psychoanalytic study of the inability to mourn in Melville, Twain and Hemingway, and its roots in maternal loss".--Ann Douglas, author of TERRIBLE HONESTY: MONGREL MANHATTAN IN THE 1920S. "This insightful text is recommended for all students of American culture and literature".--CHOICE.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780814713143
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 08/01/1997
Series: Literature and Psychoanalysis Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.93(d)

About the Author

Pamela A. Boker teaches in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.

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