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Alienation

Author: Harold Bloom; Blake Hobby
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, ©2009.
Series: Bloom's literary themes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains twenty critical essays that explore themes of alienation in various works, such as Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener," Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway," and others.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom; Blake Hobby
ISBN: 9780791097984 0791097986
OCLC Number: 259716211
Description: xvi, 222 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: "Bartleby, the Scrivener" (Herman Melville). "Reading the Original: Alienation, Writing, and Labor in 'Bartleby, the Scrivener'" Robert T. Tally--
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath). "Alienation and Renewal in Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar" / Steven Gould Axelrod--
Black Boy (Richard Wright). "Richard Wright's Blues" / Ralph Ellison --
Brave New World (Aldous Huxley). "Alienation in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World" / Josephine A. McQuail --
The Catcher in the Rye (J.D. Salinger). "Alienation, Materialism, and Religion in J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye" / Robert C. Evans --
The Chosen (Chaim Potok). "The Head, the Heart and the Conflict of Generations in Chaim Potok's The Chosen" / Sam Bluefarb --
Dubliners (James Joyce). Alienation in James Joyce's Dubliners" / Blake Hobby --
Fahrenheit 451 (Ray Bradbury). "Burning Bright: Fahrenheit 451 as Symbolic Dystopia" / Donald Watt --
Hamlet (William Shakespeare). "Book IV, Chapter XIII" / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe --
The Iliad (Homer). "The Solitary Amphora: Alienation and Tradition in Homer's Iliad" / Scott F. Crider --
Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison). "Alienation as Narrative Strategy in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man" / Aimable Twagilimana --
Mrs. Dalloway (Virginia Woolf). "Divided Selves" / Jeremy Hawthorn --
Notes from Underground (Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky). "The Journal Epoch, Notes from Underground" / Konstantin Mochulsky --
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Ken Kesey). "The Grail Knight Arrives" / Raymond M. Olderman --
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson). "Masksin the Mirror: The Eighteen-Nineties" / Masao Miyoshi --
The Stranger and The Myth of Sisyphus (Albert Camus). "Camus' The Outsider" / Jean-Paul Sartre --
The Trial (Franz Kafka). "The Trial" / Erich Heller --
Waiting for Godot (Samuel Beckett). "A World Without Solace ... Nearly Almost Always: Alienation in Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot" / Ken Betsalel --
The Waste Land (Thomas Stearns Eliot). "'Each in His Prison': Damnation and Alienation in The Waste Land" / Matthew J. Bolton --
"Young Goodman Brown" (Nathaniel Hawthorne). "Hawthorne" / Charles Wilkins Webber.
Series Title: Bloom's literary themes.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Blake Hobby.

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Discusses the role of alienation in ""The Catcher in the Rye"", ""Waiting for Godot"", and ""Hamlet"". This title features about 20 original essays and reprinted critical analyses that give students  Read more...

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