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07351. Invisible Man by Ellison.

Good personal view of "one of the most depressing books I have read", including complete plot description and discussion of the symbolism and meaning of this tale of twisted race relations. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07350. Narrative and Continuity in Herzog.

Very good unraveling of a stream of consciousness novel. Very detailed description of how Bellow uses narrative and time and scene changes, brief descriptions and reflective monologue, the device of the letters, etc. to create a compelling vision of Herzog's search for peace within himself. Includes list of characters as appendix. 21 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources. Notes in text.
  $133
 

07349. Saul Bellow's Novel Herzog.

Detailed summary and criticism of this novel of male menopause, focusing on characters. Discusses Herzog's relationship with almost every character mentioned in the book: his two wives and two major girlfriends, the Gersbachs, Herzog's children, his parents and brothers, Sandor, Edvig, and Asphalter. Also covers Herzog's rediscovery of values and love. 20 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $133
 

07348. Herzog.

Very comprehensive summary and review of Bellow's novel. Summarizes plot, and also provides detailed look at various characters and relationships: Asphalter, Madeline, Herzog's family members, Phoebe, and Herzog's relationship with Madeline. 19p. 1b. Notes in text.
  $133
 

07347. Light in August by Faulkner.

Good attempt to summarize a dark, violent tale with two apparently unrelated plots. The reviewer finds few hopes or illusions standing at the end of his encounter with the book. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07346. Humbolt's Gift.

Saul Bellow's novel of an aging author who is a victim of circumstances. Concentrates on Charlie's development from victim to finding himself as a result of Humbolt's gift -- a sense of reflection. 5p. 1b.
  $35
 

07345. The Assistant by Malamud.

Comprehensive brief review of Malamud's novel of the moral redemption of a small-time gangster. Concentrates on Frank's development from sinner to saint, from Catholic to Jew. 4 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $28
 

07344. The Decline of the South as Portrayed in Faulkner's Intruder in the Dust.

Review and summary of the novel that concentrates on Faulkner's love-hate relationship with the Old South, finding the novel Faulkner's most important treatment of the racial problem. 6 pages, 18 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

07216. The Sound and the Fury by Faulkner.

Good description and criticism of Faulkner's novel that is falling apart from within. Concentrates on describing the psychology of the main characters, and how Faulkner draws the threads together to give a convincing picture of the Compson's world. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $42
 

07214. The Displaced Person by Flannery O'connor.

The short story about a refugee family that comes to work on a farm in the American south is discussed in terms of the Christian attitudes and symbolism involved. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07212. Two Characters.

Perceptive comparison of the characters Singer in Carson McCullers' The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter and Sarah in John Fowles French Lieutenant's Woman. Both represent mystery and knowledge to those they meet. However, Singer grows weaker and more mysterious through his story, ending in suicide; Sarah grows stronger and more mysterious through hers, and finds her happiness. 7 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

07211. An Episode in Ellison's Invisible Man.

Detailed examination of symbolic meaning of the incident of Jim Trueblood and his incestuous tale of woe in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man. The symbolism turns out to be largely a comment on the racist relationships between white and black in America. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

07204. The Sound and the Fury.

Clear summary and criticism of this novel of a crumbling family. Focuses on providing a good basic summary of what's going on and the history of the main characters. Although all the men of the family are symbolically castrated, Faulkner makes this family tragedy into a universal tragedy. 6 pages, 17 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

07203. A Book Review of the Sound and the Fury. By Faulkner.

Honestly admits Faulkner's stream of consciousness style is both confusing and boring. Focuses on the character faults of the protagonists, finding nothing nice or likeable, and deploring the fact that none of them learned anything from their mistakes. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

07202. Bloodline by Caines.

Sensitive review and summary of this novel. The plot of the novel concerns the conflict of two strong men, plantation owner and illegitimate Black nephew, on a seemingly timeless plantation in the South after Emancipation. The nephew's refusals to submit break down some of the mental barriers of the owner, but the ending leaves both as proud, undefeated men. 6 pages, 17 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

07201. Bloodline by Ernest J. Gaines.

Good summary and criticism of this novel of conflict on a Southern plantation. Explores both the events of the novel and the symbolic conflicts between white and Black, reality and fantasy that these events contain. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

07199. A Death in the Family.

Clear and perceptive summary and criticism of Agee's autobiographical novel of the death of the father of a six-year-old body; focuses on the loving recreation of a time that has past, the development of the characters, and the boy's lessons in maturity. 6 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

07198. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison.

Review of the novel about growing up Black in Ohio. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07197. "Farewell to Manzanar" by Jeanne Wakatsuki and James D. Houston (A Review).

By Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston. A review of an autobiographical account of a Japanese family's experience in the internment camp at Manzanar, California; looking at the effects the camps had on the family and its Japanese-American identity. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

07194. The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams.

Good brief summary and criticism of Williams' novella, of an aging American actress searching for love in Rome, focuses on describing the plot and the development of Mrs. Stone and her gigolo, Paolo. 4p. 1b. 1f. Notes in text.
  $28
 

07192. William Faulkner's "Intruder in the Dust".

Comprehensive description of Faulkner's novel. Focuses on the character of Lucas Beauchamp and his strange pride in refusing to accept anything from a white man, and on following the twists of the murder-mystery plot. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07190. "Intruder in the Dust" by William Faulkner.

Good critical study of this novel, finding it a moral and political lecture on the decline of the South. Covers various areas of symbolism: race relations, humanism. Finds it the most regional of Faulkner's novels, also that the final theme is a faith in the goodness of all men. 6 pages, 12 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

07051. Lions, Kings, and Dragons by M. Perry.

Comprehensive summary and criticism of this short story about a white female piano teacher, a black boy, and the boy's mean and music-hating father. concentrates on the character development and states of mind of the characters. 7 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $49
 

06802. Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flax Catchers by Tom Wolfe.

A review of Wolfe's book on relations between radical minority groups and liberal establishment tyoes. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

06790. Marry a Greek by Joy Cowley.

A review of a short story about a Greek-American couple and the emotional attachment a grandfather has to the old country. 5p. 4f. lb.
  $35
 

06756. Nathanael West's "Miss Lonelyhearts".

A critique of the novel, looking at the major themes or symbols of West's book about an advice-column writer with a Christ-complex. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

06754. "The Right Stuff" by Tom Wolfe (A Review).

A review of Wolfe's book on the astronauts picked for the American space program, and the strange code of bravery they shared. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

06745. William Faulkner's That Evening Sun.

Faulkner's story about a young black woman's fear of revenge is analyzed in terms of characterization and plot. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

06739. "Tobacco Road" by Erskine Caldwell (A Review).

A review of the novel about a worthless family of sharecroppers, looking at the generations of the Lester clan and their progressive ruin. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

06738. "Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck (A Review).

Steinbeck's novel about the friendship of two drifters is reviewed, focusing on the symbiotic relationship between George and his simple-minded partner Lennie, and the tragedies leading to a violent ending. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

06733. j.d. Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" (A Review).

Holden Caulfield's lessons in life and love are traced in this review of Salinger's novel about adolescence. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

06712. Women in Literature.

An interesting discussion of the treatment of the role of the female in literature by and about women. Focuses on English and American literature, ranging from Chaucer and the Bible to women writers such as Margaret Atwood, Jane Austen, Kate Chopin and Toni Morrison. 15 pages, 23 footnotes, 13 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

06691. The American Dream and American Literature.

A comparative study of the treatment of the American Dream in the "Grapes of Wrath", "God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater" and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas." The myth of unlimited abudance, opportunity and freedom is satirized in the contemporary American writers' works. 10 pages, 3 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

06662. "The Right Stuff" by Tom Wolfe (A Review).

The motivation of the test pilots and astronauts of America's Apollo program is discussed in this essay; loyalty and courage are seen as goals they set for themselves. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

06564. "Mcteague" by Frank Norris (A Review).

The theme of conditioned behavior and the materialist view of life are considered in this review of Norris' naturalist novel set in California. 5 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

06563. "Mcteague" by Frank Norris (A Tale of the Instincts Wandering About the Wasteland).

A critique of the early naturalist novel about a San Francisco dentist whose marriage turns to a life of crime and murder. The author's naturalist treatment of landscape and environment are treated in depth. 6 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

06551. "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair.

A detailed critique of the turn-of-the-century muckraker's novel about the scandals of the conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants. Includes a brief biography of Sinclair, a critique of the plot, and a critical reaction to the work, as well as an assessment of its impact on legislation and reform. 14 pages, 14 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources. Notes in text.
  $98
 

06549. All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren.

A review of Warren's novel about the rise and fall of a populist Southern politician, based on the life of Louisiana's Huey Long. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

06158. Edge City: Tom Wolfe's San Francisco.

Essay on San Francisco as a place that draws adventurers and rebels, with reference to Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test; focuses on beatniks and `the summer of love.' 7 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

06099. Hemingway as Stylist.

Basic overview of Ernest Hemingway's laconic writing style; concentrates on his reception by critics, and his influence on the American novel. 9p. 9f. 5D.
  $63
 

06032. "The Use of Force" by William Carlos Williams (A Review).

A paper discussing Freudian psychoanalytical theory in the context of this short story about a young girl's emergence from catatonia in a doctor's office with her parents in the background. 5 pages, 5 foonotes, 1 bibiographic source.
  $35
 

05947. Images of Capitalism.

A review-comparison of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle and Kurt Vonnegut's Player Piano. The conclusion is that the former is more "economic" and "proletarian", the latter more "aesthetic" and "intellectual" in its criticism of industrial society. 6 pages, 2 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources. cited in text.
  $42
 

05833. The Short Stories of William Faulkner.

A review of several of Faulkner's stories (i.e., “A Rose for Emily", “Barn Burning", “Bear Hunt", “Mule in the Yard", “Centaur in Brass,” and others); the picture they create of Mississippi society and the bizarreness of his character's lives. 11 pages, 8 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

05777. "Absalom! Absalom."

A paper examining Faulkner's ambivalent relationship to the South and his own culture as expressed in the themes and characters of "Absalom, Absalom.'" Reference is made to other novels. 16 pages, 13 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $112
 

05772. The National Railroad Passenger Corporation.

A discussion and analysis of how Amtrak is trying to attract more patrons. Analyzes equipment and service and marketing strategies. Recommends specific programs for increasing patronage. 12 pages, 22 footnotes, 19 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

05769. The Work of James Thurber.

Some of Thurber's familiar characters and obsessions are examined. The prevalent undertones of bitterness and cynicism are noted, particularly at the expense of marriage and the family. Several stories are quoted. 12 pages, 14 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

05754. "A & P" by John Updike (A Review).

A study of the humorous characteristics of Sammy, the mildly sarcastic, checkout clerk with a skewed attitude towards women and main figure in this short story. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

05753. "A Book of Common Prayer." Joan Didion.

A paper looking at Didion's powerful story through the two major women characters, Grace and Charlotte. Death and dying are shown to be the cornerstones of the story. 8 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $56
 

05752. Narration and the Problem of Knowledge in Ford Madox Ford's "The Good Soldiers.

The dysynchronous time method of narration is scrutinized in this analysis. The obsessions and uncertainties of the protagonist are ummediated by the author and the reader must come to terms with them himself. 6 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

05229. Fitzgerald's Major Novels.

A critique of "This Side of Paradise", "The Great Gatsby" and "The Last Tycoon", noting elements of Fitzgerald's own life in their plot and characterization. 5 pages, 7 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

05153. Miss Lonelyhearts.

A critical essay of the Nathanael West novel. Relates the slow destruction of Miss Lonelyhearts as a function of his identifying with the letters he receives and the suffering they depict. Uses an analogy with Christ. 6p., Of., Ob.
  $42
 

05132. Jews in America.

A look at the quest for identity among American Jews, based on the novels Call It Sleep by Henry Roth, The Assistant by Bernard Malamud, Goodbye Columbus by Philip Roth and Herzog by Saul Bellow. An interesting comparison of the protagonists' motives in each story is made. 16 pages, 9 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $112
 

05115. "Babylon Revisited" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

A critique of Fitzgerald's story of a father's relationship with his daughter, with praise for the short story's depiction of Paris in the 20's. 7p., Of., Ob.
  $49
 

05114. "That Tree" by Katherine Anne Porter.

The short story about a journalist and his ex-wife in Mexico City is recounted as the progress of a marriage gone bad. A thorough analysis of the plot and denouement is included in the essay. 7p., Of., Ob.
  $49
 

04816. Joseph Priest, Energy for a Technological Society.

A book critique. Discusses the dwindling supply of fossil fuels and alternative sources of enrrgy. The alternatives that are emphasized include electric energy, steam power, and nuclear power. 4 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $28
 

04815. The Physical and Social Development of Chimpanzees.

A comparison of human development and chimpanzee development. The paper discusses the childhood and adolescence of chimpanzees; the social norms of chimpanzee society; a comparison of chimpanzee society with primitive human society; and a critique of studies conducted on the intellectual potential of chimps. 10 pages, 19 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

04798. Ford Madox Ford's "The Good Soldier" (A Review).

A detailed examination of the treatment of the philosophical problem of knowledge in Ford's novel. The author's technical devices, character analysis and use of experimental narration are related to the fundamental problems of love and sex dealt with in the book. Irony and the dual-time scheme of the story are dealt with in particular. 18 pages, 18 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $126
 

04779. Light in August by William Faulkner.

The attitudes of the characters in the novel toward action, thought and knowledge are reviewed in this essay. Joe Christmas, Byron Bunch and Hightower are examined for the mechanisms they use to advance from unconsciousness to consciousness in terms of their realities, and for their final means of self-acceptance. 19 pages, notes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $133
 

04723. The Roles of Women in the Black Community: T. Morrison's Sula.

Summary and discussion of this novel, focusing on the characters of Sula and Nel as models of the independent and conformist Black woman. 9 pages, 13 footnotes in text, l bibliographic source.
  $63
 

04688. "You Could Look It Up" by James Thurber.

Thurber's short story is seen as a comic anecdote on sportsmanship, and related to the early history of baseball. The story is atypical because Thurber is not urbane, polished and witty as usual. 6p.; Of.; 4b.
  $42
 

04685. "Notes of a Native Son" by James Baldwin.

Baldwin's collection of essays on American life, his own upbringing and the experiences he had in Europe, is reviewed as a social criticism of America. The sociocultural hell of black America is discussed as a human failure. 6 pages, 7 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

04684. Native Son by Richard Wright.

Wright's book is seen as a universal protest novel, a revelation of the fear and shame of a young black man who is dehumanized by his environment and finally destroyed by it. Sp., Of., Ob.
  $35
 

04682. "Native Son" by Richard Wright.

Wright's use of images and psychological analysis in his novel of a young black murderer on the run is examined. The book is seen as transcending the mere murder novel to become a statement on racism, humanity and nature of Black rage and frustration in American society. 9 pages, 8 footnotes, l bibliographic source.
  $63
 

04681. Stranger in the Village by James Baldwin.

The global perspective of the author in this short story of his experiences in a remote Swiss village are examined briefly. Baldwin's conclusions of America, racism and the relations of blacks and whites are summarized. 6p., Of., Ob.
  $42
 

04680. Toni Morrison's Sula and Its Role Models for Black Women.

The two contrasting roles of the black woman in Morrison's novel are examined. Sula is wild and independent, and dies young, but Nel, who stays home, loses her man and outlives them all. Their two identities are seen as merging by the end of the novel. lOp., sf., lb.
  $70
 

04677. "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman.

A review of a story of a woman's descent into madness, treating the work as a precursor to the literature of women's liberation. The symbols of the claustrophobic house and the emerging women are analyzed in detail. 5 pages, footnotes in text, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

04615. The Magus by John Fowles.

Themes of the confusion of appearance and reality are considered in the story of Nicholas Urfe, a young Englishman. Themes of sexuality and psychic phenomena are dealt with in particular. lOp.; Of.;
  $70
 

04611. Dune by Frank Herbert.

A general critique of the science fiction novel, analyzing the book in a part by part study. Setting, characterization and the view of ecology, civilization and the universe found in the book are commented on. Some of Herbert's references are felt to be obscure, but the book is lauded for its focus on ecology. 10 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

04610. The Dead Father by Donald Barthelme.

A summary of the critical reaction to Barthelme's black humor novel, charge some critics with having missed the point of Barthelme's work as a satire of symbolism and literature itself. The novel is praised as a serious literary experiment. lOp.; 9f.; lb.
  $70
 

04458. Norma Jean, the Termite Queen by Sheila Ballantyne.

The style and characterization of this novel about a harried housewife is reviewed and commented on. The book is seen as a novel about both men and women, from a woman's viewpoint. 6p.; Of.; Ob.
  $42
 

04457. The Ginger Man by J. P. Donleavy.

A critique of Donleavy's novel of an American rogue in Dublin. Elements of black humor and immorality are considered. 6p.; Of.; Ob.
  $42
 

04444. The Member of the Wedding by Carson Mccullers.

Mccullers' story of a young girl's awakening sense of her own mortality and womanhood is reviewed. The meaning of her rites of passage is examined. 5p.; Of.; Ob.
  $35
 

04440. Home to Harlem by Claude Mckay.

A review of McKay's novel of a young black man returning from the war and leading the fast life in the Harlem of the 1920's. 4p., Of., Ob.
  $28
 

04433. Blackness in Three Plays.

Mostly discusses Shakespeare's Othello, also Bullin's The Electronic Nigger and Jones' Madheart. Othello tries to imitate white culture, the other two try to develop Black culture. 7p., Of., Ob.
  $49
 

04329. Go Down Moses by William Faulkner.

A report on the themes, construction and narrative techniques of the novel, with a racial and regional relationships of the book explored for their experimental and stylistic innovations. 8p.; Of.; Ob.
  $56
 

04316. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig.

The philosophical ideas of Pirsig on the opposition of the rational and the irrational are reviewed, and the character of the author's alter ego, "Phaedrus", is analyzed. 6p.; Of.; Ob.
  $42
 

04203. The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos.

,The experimental prose forms of the Dos Passos novel are examined for their use of common speech, lyrics and popular song. 3p.: Of.; Ob.
  $21
 

04120. "My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr." by Coretta Scott King.

Book review, asking what the book contributes to American women's history. Mrs. King's problems found typical, her solution unique. 7 page, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic source.
  $49
 

04054. Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin.

Book review and summary; the struggle of a young run in Harlem. 4p., OP.. Ob.
  $28
 

03977. F. Scott Fitzgerald 1937-40.

A far-reaching examination of Fitzgerald's last years in Hollywood, where the author was forced to become a hack writer in order to sustain his wife and daughter; Fitzgerald's relationships with Hemingway and with Sheilah Graham are delineated, and his filmscripts studied for their literary value. 27p.; 23f.; lOb.
  $133
 

03932. "Soul on Ice" by Eldridge Cleaver.

Book review written after Cleaver's return from exile. The historical context of the book, the development of the author's philosophy into "a holistic revolutionary framework." 5 pages, 2 footnotes, l bibliographic source.
  $35
 

03835. Contemporary American Black Literature.

The values of American blacks as found in modern American literature are analyzed. The works of Wright, Ellison and Baldwin are reviewed in terns of their treatment of black consciousness and social issues in general. A comprehensive and scholarly discussion of modern black literature. 9 pages, 27 footnotes, 16 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

03814. Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed.

Book review, concentrating on Reed's role in Black literature, and his celebration of dance and spontaneity in opposition to white rationalism. 6p., Of., Ob.
  $42
 

03813. Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed.

Sympathetic and subjective book review. Focuses on Reed's expression of Black Spirit. 6p., Of., Ob.
  $42
 

03779. Religion and the Family in James Baldwin's "Go Tell It on the Mountain".

Analytic book review. Focuses on role of religion for Baldwin's characters. Finds example of new black maturity in John's acceptance of religion without ulterior motives. 8 pages, 5f., lb.
  $56
 

03725. Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed.

Book review; summarizes Reed's satirical novel, approves highly of his sense of humor. Sp., 2f., Ob.
  $35
 

03596. The Picture of Women in Theodore Dreiser's "Sister Carrie".

Dreiser's novel is reviewed for its portrayal of women's life, The passivity and lack of opportunity in Carrie's life are seen as oppressive and stereotyped, yet realistic for their times. 7 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $49
 

03508. Light in August by William Faulkner.

The is sue of racial environment is considered through it s reflection in the character of Joe Christmas; Faulkner's theories of racial "differences" is reviewed in terms of the tragedy of the black man. 8 pages, 10 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

03317. Truman Capote's "In Cold Blood".

The issues of capital punishment, parole and the legal system are discussed in terms of Capote's dramatization of the murder of a Kansas farm family by the amoral young killers Perry Smith and Dick Hickcock. Suggestions for legal reforms are made at the end. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

03296. Growing Up in Harlem.

Discusses Brown's Manchild in the Promised Land in terms of Carl Roger's psychological theory of 'self-actualization.' How one's concepts of one's self and attempts at self-examination influence one's life. 8p., 2b. (notes in text.)
  $56
 

03266. The Theme of Isolation in the Portrait of a Lady and the Sun Also Rises.

The isolation of Jake Bernes in Hemingway's novel is compared to that of Isabel Archer in James' novel; Jake's is deemed artificial and literary, and Isabel's is seen as snobbish and moralizing. 5p.; Of.; Ob.
  $35
 

03215. Male Culture in Hemingway's "The Sun Also Rises".

The rituals of male society depicted in Hemingway's novel are examined for their treatment of the themes of male fondness, love of nature, and rivalry for women. The contradictory male goals of pleasure and violence are considered. 7 pages, 10 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

03208. The Importance of Nature in "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder.

The theme of nature and the meaning of education is used in a discussion of the contrasts of city and country people in Wilder's play about small town life in America. The soul of the town is seen as a natural cycle. 8 pages, 14 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $56
 

03192. Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald.

The story of the darlings of the literary world in the 1920's is treated as a struggle against the restraints of society's sex roles and the tragedy which finally overtook Zelda and Scott; Milford's Zelda is cited extensively. 9p.; Of.; 2b.
  $63
 

02583. "Travels With Charley" by John Steinbeck.

The author's preparations and the adventures he encountered in his journeys throughout America are described, with the emphasis on environmental conditioning. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

02577. Ernest Hemingway by Philip Young.

A critical review of a short biographical essay on Hemingway, which is summarized and deemed as being little more than an introduction. 4 pages, 6 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $28
 

02573. Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo.

The theme of absurdity of war is considered in the novel about a completely mutilated war victim and his efforts to communicate with the outside world. 4p.; Of.; Ob.
  $28
 

02541. Love Story by Erich Segal.

The phenomenon of alienation in American society is considered briefly, leading into a discussion of the characters and their relation to The American Dream:. 6p.; Of.; Ob.
  $42
 

02511. Revolution: A Sociological View.

Good book review-paper in which the student sets himself the task of deciding if Sorokin's Sociology of Revolution meets the requirement; (scope, precision, parsimony, etc.) of a valid theory. 14p., 7b., 1b.
  $98
 

02501. "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey (A Brief Review).

Themes of social repression and the law and order of "The Combine" of authorities in the mental hospital are reviewed. KEYWORDS: book review ken kesey cuckoos nest. 4 pages, 7 footnotes, 1 bibliographic sources..
  $28
 
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