The Case of Norman Mailer – Mailer’s Life and Legacy
Norman Mailer is a twentieth-century author who had a profound impact on American literature and politics throughout the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Mailer reached a global audience, and his works still continue to be read around the world. This monograph provides an exten- sive outline of the writings of Norman (Kingsley) Mailer, which brings up new questions and answers. It is expected that Mailer will remain relevant in future intercultural dialogues, academic discourses and translation stud- ies, and especially in American and world literatures modules, particularly given the fact that many of the themes he wrote about during his career are still relevant today (freedom, democracy, critical debate, relationships, and many more). Norman Mailer is not only a literary genius, he is one of the prominent American authors of the twentieth and twenty-first cen- turies. He remains one of the most controversial writers in the history of American literature, an American literary outlaw, and one of the most popular public intellectuals, who left his mark wherever he was – from Brooklyn to Provincetown.
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