Essays on Fiction - Dickens, Melville, Hawthorne, and Faulkner

Author: Connolly, Thomas
Year:1999
Pages:156
ISBN:0-7734-8143-5
978-0-7734-8143-5
Price:139.95
These essays deal with the compositional and literary scope of the authors, resulting from the author's personal interest in and teaching.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

Preface

A Note on Name-symbolism in Melville

Hawthorne's "Young Goodman Brown": An Attack on Puritanic Calvinism

How Young Goodman Brown Became Old Badman Brown

Introduction to "Young Goodman Brown"

Why The Reverend Mr. Dimmesdale Was Not Named George

Hawthorne: Puritans, Catholics, and Quakers

Point of View in Absalom, Absalom!

The Three Plots in A Fable

Fate and "the Agony of Will": Determinism in Some Works of William Faulkner

Christian Symbolism in Some Works of William Faulkner

Bibliography, Index