The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Joseph R. Millichap

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.
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Critical Essay by Joseph R. Millichap

SOURCE: "The Realistic Structure of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter," in Twentieth Century Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1, January, 1971, pp. 11-17.

In the following essay, Millichap discusses the structure and genre of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.

Carson McCullers produced before her death in 1967 a small but impressive body of fiction: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, 1940; Reflections in a Golden Eye, 1941; The Member of the Wedding, 1946; The Ballad of the Sad Café, 1951; Clock Without Hands, 1961; and twelve short stories published between 1936 and 1967. Her career was marked by successes, both popular and critical, and by controversy. The controversial aspects of her work become apparent in even a cursory examination of the criticism concerned with it. Conflicting opinions regarding the interpretation of individual works, the value of her overall achievement, and her place in American literary history abound. Some...

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