Tilting at Mortality: Narrative Strategies in Joseph Heller's Fiction

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Unlike other studies of Joseph Heller, which focus on his two primary works, Catch-22 and Something Happened, this volume considers Heller's entire career and examines each of his novels on its own terms, including Heller's latest work, Closing Time. Tilting at Mortality pursues two complementary tracks: first, it explores the evolution of Heller's essential subject, human mortality; and second, it delineates his artistic development as a novelist. Mortality - in particular, the death of children or alternatively of wounded ...

Tilting at Mortality: Narrative Strategies in Joseph Heller's Fiction 2000, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI

ISBN-13: 9780814329122

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Tilting at Mortality: Narrative Strategies in Joseph Heller's Fiction 1997, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, MI

ISBN-13: 9780814326534

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