Where Time and Eternity Meet: The Yearning for Transcendence In the Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates.
Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Dr. Joan Latchaw
In writing about the psychological states of Americans and the society that they encounter, Joyce Carol Oates repeatedly finds herself depicting the failure (or marginal success) encountered when humanity confronts a chaotic and indifferent world. Early in her career, Oates stated that she hoped to find way of transcending this bleak predicament.
Donnelly, John Jr., "Where Time and Eternity Meet: The Yearning for Transcendence In the Fiction of Joyce Carol Oates." (2000). Student Work. 3498.
A Thesis Presented to the Department of English and the Faculty of the Graduate College University of Nebraska In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright 2000 John Donnelly, Jr.