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Additional Resources for The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer

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Alter, Robert, "The Real and Imaginary Worlds of Norman Mailer," in Motives for Fiction, Harvard University Press, 1984.

Alter discusses the novel's political themes.

Begiebing, Robert J, Acts of Regeneration. Allegory and Archetype in the Works of Norman Mailer, University of Missouri Press, 1980.

Examines the allegorical and symbolic elements in the novel

Bufithis, Philip H., Norman Mailer, Frederick Ungar, 1978. Bufithis studies the "naturalistic universe" of the novel.

Eisinger, Chester E., "The Naked and the Dead," edited by Jim Kamp, St James Press, 1994, pp 1019-020

Eisinger argues that naturalism "directs the progress of the story from the beginning to the preordained end."

Leigh, Nigel, Radical Fictions and the Novels of Norman Mailer, St. Martin's Press, 1990. Explores the novel's depiction of American society

Merrill, Robert, "The Naked and the Dead. The Beast and the Seer in Man," in Norman Mailer Revisited, Twayne Publishers, 1992, pp. 11-29.

Merrill divides his study into...

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