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Nathanael West: An Interpretive Study

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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.

About the Author

JAMES F. LIGHT earned a Ph.D. from Syracuse University and taught English at the University of Kentucky, Syracuse University, and Radford College.


By James F. Light

Publication Date: 1971

  • United States
  • 20th Century
  • DOI: 10.21985/N2GB09

    E-ISBN: 978-0-8101-3966-4

    P-ISBN: 978-0-8101-3965-7

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