Slatoff, Walter J. (Walter Jacob), 1922 .
Slatoff, Walter J. English literature - 20th century - History and criticism Suffering in literature Sympathy in literature American literature - History and criticism. A Terrible Promiscuous Compassion 67 - V. Heights and Depths of Distance 101 - PART TWO - VI. The Engulfing of Others and Delicious Unions with Death 133 - VII. Coming Together and Apart 155 - VIII. The Lonely Embraces of Artists 199 - PART THREE - IX. Singing about Suffering 233 - X. With Respect to Voyeurism 265 - Notes 281 - Index 305. Type: Book. ISBN: 081420385X (print) 0814204058 (print).
The Look of Distance book. by Walter Jacob Slatoff. See a Problem? We’d love your help. (Walter Jacob), 1922-. Note: Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c1985.
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The look of distance by Walter J. Slatoff. Published 1985 by Ohio State University Press in Columbus.
The look of distance. reflections on suffering & sympathy in modern literature-Auden to Agee, Whitman to Woolf. by Walter J. American literature, English literature, History and criticism, Suffering in literature, Sympathy in literature.
The Look of Distance Professor Slatoff sees his book as the exposure of a way of responding to. . Reflections on Suffering and Sympathy in Modern Literature-Auden to Agee, Whitman to Woolf. Professor Slatoff sees his book as the exposure of a way of responding to literature, a way that offers the reader some of the freedoms and opportunities afforded by current modes of criticism but without depriving the text of its more traditional powers and integrity. Walter J. Slatoff is professor of English at Cornell University and the author of two previous books: Quest for Failure: A Study of William Faulkner and With Respect to Readers: Dimensions of Literary Response.
Walter J. Slatoff, professor emeritus of English literature at Cornell University and former chairman of its English . Slatoff, professor emeritus of English literature at Cornell University and former chairman of its English department, died on Saturday at his home in Ithaca, . He was 68 years old. Dr. Slatoff died of lung cancer, his wife, the former Jane Metzger, said. He wrote many articles and several books, among them "Quest for Failure," a study of William Faulkner (1960, Cornell University Press) and, most recently, "The Look of Distance: Reflections on Suffering and Sympathy in Modern Literature - Auden to Agee, Whitman to Woolf" (1985, Ohio State University Press).
The Look of Distance: Reflections on Suffering and Sympathy in Modern Literature-Auden to Agee, Whit. January 1986 · MFS Modern Fiction Studies. Kathryn Allen Rabuzzi. By treating literature as an active and actual force in readers' lives, Slatoff offers a valuable corrective to a culture overpopulated with people who simply stand mute as the Kitty Genoveses of the world die before their eyes. Of the many significant questions he raises, the most central focuses on the metaphor of his title, distance: from what distance should we engage the sufferings of others?