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The Damnation of Theron Ware or Illumination (Modern Library Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Published in 1896, The Damnation of Theron Ware or Illumination is a profound psychological portrait of the spiritual undoing of a guileless Methodist minister who is taken in by a rural townspeoples various progressive ideas, from liberalism to bohemianism, only to be spurned by them for being too conventional. Described by Everett Carter as “among the four or five best novels written by an American during the nineteenth century,” the novel, as Joyce Carol Oates writes in her Introduction, has “shrewd, disturbing insights into the human pysche.”

This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the text of the authoritative Harold Frederic Edition.

Synopsis:

An American classic depicting a minister's fall from grace, lauded by critics for its social realism and portrayal of the religious hypocrisy, intellectual upheaval, and narrow-minded small-town attitudes in the United States of the 1890s, with newly commissioned endnotes.

About the Author

Joyce Carol Oates, the Roger S. Berlind Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Princeton University, is the author of numerous works of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and criticism. Noteworthy among her many novels are them, Blonde, and the recent Middle

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375760358
Introduction:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Author:
Oates, Joyce Carol
Author:
Frederic, Harold
Author:
Introduction by Joyce Carol Oates
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Belief and doubt
Subject:
Clergy
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Methodist church
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2002
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
150-101-686
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.93x6.27x.95 in. 1.06 lbs.
Age Level:
A Romance</i>.

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