Portland State University. Department of English
Gregory F. Goekjian
Date of Publication
Master of Arts (M.A.) in English
John Cheever -- Criticism and interpretation
1 online resource (101 p.)
Literary criticism dealing with John Cheever focuses on the social implications of Cheever's description of suburban America. The purpose of this thesis is to propose a new approach to Cheever's short stories, and to apply the concepts developed by French literary critics Jacques Derrida and Roland Barthes to thirteen short stories by Cheever.
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Ditmann, Laurent, "Cheever's signs : a semiotic approach to thirteen stories by John Cheever" (1988). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3741.