Davis, Charles

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Romanticism after Eliot : the continuance of the romantic movement in twentieth-century American poetry 1982 64 T. S. Eliot, through his criticism and his poetry, attempted to change the directions of twentieth-century poetry. His aim was to replace the poetry of the continuing Romantic movement with a highly scholarly, allusive poetry that had its foundations...
Self and society : the dialectic of themes and forms in the novels of Carson McCullers 1976 110 This study provides an understanding of Carson McCullers' novels that spans the traditional distinction between the romance and the realistic novel and questions her image as a stereotypically "feminine" author. Support for such an approach is provid...
The gentle hero in the Victorian novel : Thackeray, George Eliot & Dickens 1991 5 The purpose of this study is to identify and define a character type that recurs in English literature from Chaucer to the present but that has its most complete development in the fiction of the Victorian period. This character type is the gentle he...
Toward a triadic theory of Walker Percy : a semiotic reading of the novels 1992 1 The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between Walker Percy's work in linguistic theory and his fiction. An investigative apparatus was distilled from Percy's essay "Toward a Triadic Theory of Meaning" and applied to the language b...
Names in Toni Morrison's novels : connections 1994 2 This study examines Toni Morrison's naming within her six novels and demonstrates that although the names function on many levels, overall, they tend to connect her characters to their community and to their heritage. Names are an integral part of Mo...