Peters, F (2015) 'Conformity and singularity in Patricia Highsmith’s early novels.' Clues: A Journal of Detection, 33 (2). pp. 9-19. ISSN 0742-4248
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This essay explores Highsmith’s critique of the American suburbs in the novels of the 1950s and early 1960s. It focuses on This Sweet Sickness, highlighting not only Highsmith’s critique of conformity but also her recognition of the threat of psychic breakdown for those who resisted cultural norms.
|Keywords:||Cold War; Highsmith, Patricia; masculinity; obsession; suburbs|
|Divisions:||College of Liberal Arts|
|Date Deposited:||30 Oct 2015 15:51|
|Last Modified:||29 Apr 2016 13:27|
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