Mailer's America by Joe Wenke

By Joe Wenke

The reissue of Joseph Wenke’s considerate examine, Mailer’s America,
provides renewed wish for a deeper knowing of Mailer’s
work. No different commentator has centred so relentlessly on the
deepest function of Mailer’s highly diverse oeuvre, specifically to
“clarify a nation’s imaginative and prescient of itself.” Wenke’s exam inhabits,
patrols and maps the territory among the millennial promise
of the US and its usually dispiriting reality. His research contains
probing, nuanced and cautious examinations of all Mailer’s work
though the mid-1980s, together with one of many first significant examinations
of Mailer’s so much hard novel, historic Evenings. Wenke’s book
deserves a large viewers, and is key examining for all who have
enjoyed Mailer’s work.
J. Michael Lennon
Author of the licensed biography, Norman Mailer: A Double Life

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