Leslie Fiedler (essay date 1982)
SOURCE: "Home as Heaven, Home as Hell: Uncle Tom's Canon," in Rewriting the Dream: Reflections on the Changing American Literary Canon, edited by W. M.; Verhoeven, Rodopi, 1992, pp. 22-42.
[An American critic, novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet, and editor, Fiedler is a commentator on American literature who has generated a great deal of controversy. Using primarily Marxist and Freudian perspectives, he attempts to uncover the origins of modern literature and show how myth is used in literature today. In the...
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