Walker Percy's the Moviegoer at fifty : new takes on an iconic American novel / edited by Jennifer Levasseur and Mary A. McCay.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Levasseur, Jennifer, 1977- (Editor), McCay, Mary A., (Editor)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2016.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction /
  • Mary A. McCay and Jennifer Levasseur 1
  • Part I. Voices of Influence
  • The Unquiet Heart: St. Augustine’s Influence on Walker Percy /
  • H. Collin Messer
  • Spinning along the Gulf Coast in the Company of Cervantes /
  • Montserrat Ginés
  • From the Underground Man to Alyosha Karamazov: The Trajectory of Binx Bolling in The Moviegoer /
  • Jessica Hooten Wilson
  • The Everyday Lightness of Binx: Being and Time in The Moviegoer /
  • Brian Jobe
  • Part II. “Certifying” Reality: Screening The Moviegoer
  • Binx at the Movies, Percy at Play: The Moviegoer’s Cinematic References Revisited /
  • Jonathan Potter and Read Mercer Schuchardt
  • Binx Bolling as Producer, Director, Actor /
  • Mary A. McCay
  • The (Fictional) Character Projected upon the Page: The Moviegoer and the Semiotics of the Celebrity Self /
  • Matthew Luter
  • Following William Holden on Twitter: Social Media and the Search /
  • Dorian Speed
  • Part III. The Moviegoer as Roadmap for the Search
  • The Need for the Disabled Body in The Moviegoer /
  • Brent Walter Cline and Robert Bolton
  • Tramps Like Us: Bruce Springsteen, Binx Bolling, and the Search for Faith and Meaning /
  • Michael Kobre
  • Journeying through Percy’s The Moviegoer and Gautreaux’s The Missing /
  • L. Lamar Nisly.