Grief Taboo in American Literature

"A compelling, massively researched psychoanalytic study of the inability to mourn in Melville, Twain and Hemingway, and its roots in maternal loss".--Ann Douglas, author of TERRIBLE HONESTY: MONGREL MANHATTAN IN THE 1920S. "This insightful text is recommended for all students of American culture and literature".--CHOICE.

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Publisher NYU Press
Release Date
ISBN 0814713149
Pages 372 pages
Rating 4/5 (43 users)