Tenenbaum, David Books

David Tenenbaum is Assistant Professor of English at Kean University. He completed his Ph.D. at the CUNY Graduate Center.

Issues of Shame and Guilt in the Modern Novel. Conrad, Ford, Greene, Kafka, Camus, Wilde, Proust, and Mann
2009 0-7734-4700-8
This study addresses the changes in literary depictions of remorse fostered by modernist literature’s response to normative ethical standards. Certain twentieth-century authors believed that the High Modern Period demanded a reconsideration of how individuals may hope to achieve the same social responsibility dictated by traditional values in light of a greater awareness of fundamental human impulses.