Search for dissertations about: "early postwar American fiction"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words early postwar American fiction.

  1. 1. Mad Pursuits : Therapeutic Narration in Postwar American Fiction

    Author : Gwendolyn Haevens; David Associate Professor; Leerom Medovoi; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; early postwar American fiction; popular psychoanalysis; narrative therapy; narrative identity; narrative theory; representation of identity; script theory; therapeutic narration; fugitive selves; J.D. Salinger; Ralph Ellison; Sylvia Plath; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : Mad Pursuits: Therapeutic Narration in Postwar American Fiction examines three mid-century American novels—J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye (1951), Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man (1952), and Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar (1963)—in relation to the rise and popularization of psychoanalytic theory in America. READ MORE

  2. 2. Suburbia Rewritten : Masculinity and Affect in Contemporary American Literature

    Author : Ola Jönsson; Danuta Fjellestad; Helena Wahlström Henriksson; Heinz Ickstadt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Suburbia; affect; masculinity; domophobia; masculinity in crisis; separate spheres; fatherhood; Joyce Carol Oates; Rick Moody; Philip Roth; John Updike; Richard Yates; John Cheever.; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap; English; Engelska;

    Abstract : Suburbia has made a powerful return in American literature of the past two decades. This renaissance of suburban fictional narrative bears the signum of alienated, anxious, and resentful white middle-class men in gray flannel suits that has remained since the formative postwar period of the 1950s and 1960s. READ MORE