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Briggs, Austin, The Novels of Harold Frederic, Cornell University Press, 1969, pp. 97—139.

Briggs argues that Ware does not really undergo a fall from grace, similar to Adam and Eve, since he has changed little at the end from what he was at the beginning: an ambitious "climber" and a "snob" who has contempt for his flock.

Crowley, John W., "The Nude and the Madonna in The Damnation of Theron Ware," in American Literature, Vol. 45, No. 3, November 1973, pp. 379—89.

Crowley argues that Ware is torn by an unresolved oedipal obsession between the sensual and the maternal aspects of the female, and this distorts his relations with Alice, Celia Madden, and Sister Soulsby.

MacFarlane, Lisa Watt, "Resurrecting Man: Desire and The Damnation of Theron Ware," in Studies in American Fiction, Vol. 20, No. 2, 1992, pp. 127—43.

This feminist analysis argues that Ware occupies an ambiguous position in terms of gender. This...

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