Nathanael West: an interpretative study
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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston [Ill.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • West, Nathanael, 1903-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby James F. Light.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3545.E8334 Z75 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5691601M
ISBN 100810103370
LC Control Number70022930

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An Interpretive Study James F. Light This study of the novels of Nathanael West begins with the important threads of West’s life and their relationship to his works. White, "Nathanael West: A Bibliography," Studies in Bibliography, XI (), For a discussion of West's connection with the short-lived little magazine Con-tact, see James F. Light, Nathanael West: An Interpretative Study (), pp. Contempo was an almost equally short-lived iconoclastic newspaper published in. The heading of Chapter 1 presented a picture of Miss Lonelyhearts sitting alone, listening to a barrage of desperate and unanswerable voices. The second chapter’s heading creates an image of Shrike as a figure looming over Miss Lonelyhearts’ world. On the surface, “dead pan” refers to Shrike’s expressionless face as [ ]. This study of the novels of Nathanael West begins with the important threads of West’s life and their relationship to his works. James F. Light gives a detailed analysis of each of West’s novels, investigating in particular the works’ treatment of social criticism and manipulation of dream and symbol.

The writer making notes is Nathanael West. He is a screenwriter for the motion-picture industry and the author, most recently, of a terrifying novel about Hollywood, The Day of the Locust. The story is about a group of misfits in Tinsel Town, drawn powerfully together until their amalgam of ambitions turns ugly. Nathanael West: An Interpretative Study (Evanston, ), pp. ; Marc L. Ratner," 'Anywhere Out of This World': Baudelaire and Nathanael West," American Literature, XXXI (January I), ; Edward G. Schwartz, "The Novels of Nathanael West," Accent, XVII (Autumn ), ; and Edmond L. Volpe, "The Waste Land of. A suggested list of literary criticism on Nathanael West's Miss Lonelyhearts. The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on Miss Lonelyhearts. James F. Nathanael West: An Interpretative Study. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, West was grateful for what he called ‘the nice deep mud-lined rut’ which he was in when he wrote The Day of the Locust: I once tried to work seriously at my craft but was absolutely unable to make even the beginning of a living. At the end of three years and two books I had made a total of [dollars] : Alistair Wisker.