Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #286058
234 pages. First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.
Analyzes Muller's achievement from The Naked and the Dead through The Armies of the Night. using the techniques of depth psychology developed by Freud and certain post-Freudians. In particular, it explores the interrelated concerns in Mailer's fiction of sex, anality, violence, and power.