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Meckier, Jerome

Overview
Works: 31 works in 115 publications in 1 language and 5,360 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Television adaptations  Action and adventure television programs  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Thesis advisor, Honoree
Classifications: PR6005.O4, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jerome Meckier
Aldous Huxley: satire and structure by Jerome Meckier( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hidden rivalries in Victorian fiction : Dickens, realism, and revaluation by Jerome Meckier( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Victorian fiction has been read and analyzed from a wide range of perspectives in the past century. But how did the novelists themselves read and respond to each other's creations when they first appeared? Jerome Meckier answers that intriguing question in this ground-breaking study of what he terms the Victorian realism wars. Meckier argues that nineteenth-century British fiction should be seen as a network of intersecting reactions and counteractions in which the novelists rethought and rewrote each other's novels as a way of enhancing their own credibility. In an increasingly relative world
Victorian perspectives : six essays( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Innocent abroad : Charles Dickens's American engagements by Jerome Meckier( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dickens's Great expectations : Misnar's pavilion versus Cinderella by Jerome Meckier( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this new book, Dickens scholar Jerome Meckier examines Great Expectations as an anti-Cinderella story in which Dickens rewrote half a dozen Victorian novels that rely on Cinderella motifs." "Meckier argues that Dickens not only updated David Copperfield but also rewrote novels by Lever, Thackeray, Collins, Mary Shelley, and Charlotte and Emily Bronte. He parodically revised his competitors' themes, characters, and incidents to discredit their novels as unrealistic fairly tales that contributed to the Victorian era's view of itself as a Cinderella among nations." "Great Expectations, Meckier argues, shows us the tragicomedian Dickens thought he had become. He also wanted to elevate his brand of melodramatic realism to a tragicomic level that would invite comparisons with Shakespeare and Sophocles. Distinguishing himself from rival novelists, Dickens used the Misnar tale as a corrective for the era's Cinderella complex and a warning to both Haves and Have-Nots."--Jacket
Critical essays on Aldous Huxley( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley, from poet to mystic by Jerome Meckier( Book )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley : modern satirical novelist of ideas : a collection of essays presented on the occasion of his 65th birthday, September 16, 2006 by Jerome Meckier( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heart of darkness Joseph Conrad( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four noted Conrad scholars examine the author's life within the context of his times: the pervasive influence of his Polish background, the impact of the sense of isolation he experienced as a merchant marine, and the nightmarish conditions in King Leopold's Belgian Congo. Historic photos and maps help set the tale in the context of time and place. Discusses the importance of literary techniques, themes, ideas, structural analysis, and critical views
Heart of darkness by Joseph Conrad( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four noted Conrad scholars examine the author's life within the context of his times: the pervasive influence of his Polish background, the impact of the sense of isolation he experienced as a merchant marine, and the nightmarish conditions in King Leopold's Belgian Congo. Historic photos and maps help set the tale in the context of time and place. Discusses the importance of literary techniques, themes, ideas, structural analysis, and critical views
Heart of darkness : an authoritative text, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Joseph Conrad( )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes: complete text of Heart of darkness, searchable by word or phrase; preface to the Nigger of the "Narcissus" (first ed., 1897); excerpts from letters to Blackwood's magazine and others; video clips of noted Conrad scholars; essays on deconstructionist, psychoanalytical, feminist, Marxist and New Historicism approaches to interpretation; 11 essays; hyperlinks to gloss words, phrases; annotated bibliography, color map of the Congo in the 1890s
Aldous Huxley annual( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley annual( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley annual( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley annual( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley annual( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley annual( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley annual( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aldous Huxley annual : a journal of twentieth-century thought and beyond( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Brave new world : a musical comedy( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hidden rivalries in Victorian fiction : Dickens, realism, and revaluation
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Victorian perspectives : six essaysDickens's Great expectations : Misnar's pavilion versus CinderellaCritical essays on Aldous HuxleyAldous Huxley : modern satirical novelist of ideas : a collection of essays presented on the occasion of his 65th birthday, September 16, 2006Aldous Huxley annualAldous Huxley annualAldous Huxley annualAldous Huxley annual