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Published: Sep 16 2008
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An associate professor of American literature at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Joseph Dewey is the author of Beyond Grief and Nothing: A Reading of Don DeLillo, Novels from Reagan's America: A New Realism, and In a Dark Time: The Apocalyptic Temper in the American Novel of the Nuclear Age.
"Dewey's book is a good place to start for readers who are interested in Powers, and it will have a positive effect on further critical studies."—Choice
"Dewey resolutely describes [Powers] as being torn between two all-American impulses, 'Emersonian engagement and Dickinsonesque withdrawal'. . . Dewey's great strength resides in his ability to make a convincing case for the dialectic development around which he has organized his boo"—Review of Contemporary Fiction
"Dewey's intricate analysis of each of the seven novels is penetrating, at times brilliant."—Magill Book Reviews
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