A Dangerous Crossing: French Literary Existentialism and the Modern American Novel

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While there has been a great deal written about the influence of French existentialism on modern fiction, Lehan s new book is strikingly different from other interpretations. With over twenty-five articles published on the topic, Lehan is an authority on the subject and an expert in American literature. He brings to this exciting new approach a knowledge and an awareness of the reciprocal influence of French philosophers and American novelists never before shown.As he moves from Nietzsche s superman to Heller s ...

A Dangerous Crossing: French Literary Existentialism and the Modern American Novel 1973, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809306077

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