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ISBN-10:
0520068173
ISBN-13:
9780520068179
Pub. Date:
10/12/1989
Publisher:
University of California Press
ISBN-10:
0520068173
ISBN-13:
9780520068179
Pub. Date:
10/12/1989
Publisher:
University of California Press
The Sins of the Fathers: Hawthorne's Psychological Themes / Edition 1

The Sins of the Fathers: Hawthorne's Psychological Themes / Edition 1

by Frederick Crews Frederick Crews

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Overview

"Frederick Crews's The Sins of the Fathers: Hawthorne's Psychological Themes has become a classic in the field of Hawthorne studies and can be considered one of the most intelligent psychoanalytic readings of a major American writer."—Joel Porte, Cornell University

"The best book we have on Hawthorne, bar none."—Giles Gunn, University of California, Santa Barbara


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520068179
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/12/1989
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Frederick Crews is Professor of English, University of California, Berkeley, and author of Skeptical Engagements (1986) and Out of My System: Psychoanalysis, Ideology, and Critical Method (1975).

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS, 
A NOTE ON EDITIONS CITED
Psychological Romance
II The Sense of the Past
III Brotherly Love
IV Submission and Revolt
V The Logic of Compulsion
VI Escapism
VII Giovanni's Garden
VIII The Ruined Wall
IX The Sin of Art
X Homely Witchcraft
XI Turning the Affair into a Ballad
XII Subterranean Reminiscences
XIII Falling in Love at Cross-Purposes
XIV Hawthorne, Freud, and Literary Value
AFTERWORD
INDEX

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