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Beyond grief and nothing; a reading of Don DeLillo.


Beyond grief and nothing; a reading of Don DeLillo.

Dewey, Joseph.

U. of South Carolina Press


172 pages




Dewey (American literature, U. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown) examines the work of writer Don DeLillo, focusing on themes he labels "the street, the word, and the soul," and narratives of "retreat, failed engagement, recovery, redemption, and resurrection." Novels, plays, and short stories are considered, including Americana, End Zone, Players, The Engineer of Moonlight, White Noise, The Names, Underworld, Valparaiso, and Cosmopolis.

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Date:Aug 1, 2007
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