Table of contents for Strange bodies : gender and identity in the novels of Carson McCullers / Sarah Gleeson-White.

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    Introduction: Carson McCullers and the Grotesque  i

1. Freakish Adolescents: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter and The Member
    of the Wedding  11

2. Queer Grotesques: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter and Reflections in a
    Golden Eye   38

3. The Masquerade: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, The Member
    of the Wedding, and The Ballad of the Sad Cafe  68

4. Two Bodies in One: The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter and
    The Ballad of the Sad Cafe  96

    Conclusion: Final Thoughts on the Grotesque  19

    Critical Survey: McCullers and the Southern Grotesque  122


Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967 Criticism and interpretation, Women and literature Southern States History 20th century, Psychological fiction, American History and criticism, Identity (Psychology) in literature, Southern States In literature, Gender identity in literature, Body, Human, in literature, Grotesque in literature