The flesh and the word: Eliot, Hemingway, Faulkner

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Vanderbilt University Press, 1971 - Literary Criticism - 282 pages
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Traces the artistic development of T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and William Faulkner, focusing on their evolution from objectiveness to abstraction as their work matured

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Contents

IntroductionThe Season of Flesh
3
Eliot and the Objective
13
Poetry without a Poet
22
The Waste LandEnjoyment of the Poetry
41
Eliots Substitute for Sense 5 3
53
The Word without Flesh in the Four Quartets
71
The Sun Also Rises and the Failure of Language
95
Hemingways First Big Writing
127
The Iceberg and the Cardboard Box
152
The Unbearable and Unknowable Truth in Faulkners
169
The Word and the Deed in Faulkners First Great Novels
181
Quiet Words and Violent Acts in Light
203
Thirteen Ways of Talking about a Blackbird
216
Faulkners Inexhaustible Voice
234
The Truth Shall Make You Fail
254
The Summing Up
274

Garrulous Patriot
137
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