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Mailer’s “Gnostic” Gospel
Mailer’s favorite religious idea, one that he usually incorporated into his literary characters’ speech and into his own, is that “there is a God and a Devil at war with one another, neither of whomExpand
Mailer again: Studies in the late fiction
Mailer Again This PhD thesis, participating in the burgeoning interest in Mailer's prolific achievement in his mature years, examines three ironies attending his career: that his leftist, antiwarExpand
Imperial Mailer: Ancient Evenings
This essay offers a Jungian reading of Ancient Evenings. Inspiring it is the fact that the novel’s central character, Menenhetet, corresponds to Jung’s description of the aimlessly peripatetic heroesExpand
Mailer Again: Heterophobia in Tough Guys Don't Dance
In attaining a balance between the male and the female components of his psyche, Tim Madden, the hero of "average bravery" in Tough Guys Don't Dance, is an exemplum of Mailer's dyadic psychology, asExpand
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Mailer Again: Heterophobia in Tough Guys Don't Dance
In attaining a balance between the male and the female components of his psyche, Tim Madden, the hero of "average bravery" in Tough Guys Don't Dance, is an exemplum of Mailer's dyadic psychology, asExpand