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The author as character : representing historical writers in Western literature

Author: Paul Franssen; A J Hoenselaars
Publisher: Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999.
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This book studies fiction works which take real authors as their subject. Characters studies range from Plato, Sappho and Virgil (via Shakespeare), Camoes, Cervantes, Moliere and Goethe, to Robert  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Author as character.
Madison [N.J.] : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1999
(OCoLC)607148883
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Franssen; A J Hoenselaars
ISBN: 0838637868 9780838637869
OCLC Number: 39695649
Description: 313 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: the author as character, defining a genre / Paul Franssen and Tom Hoenselaars --
The author: postmodernism's stock character / Aleid Fokkema --
Virgil in Dante's Divine Comedy / Christopher Kleinhenz --
François Villon: character within or without his own poetry? / Jelle Koopmans --
A voice restored: Louise Labé's impersonation of Sappho / Phyllis R. Brown --
Plato as protagonist in Sir Thomas Elyot's Of the Knowledge Which Maketh a Wise Man / Robert Haynes --
The Bard, the Bible, and the desert island / Paul Franssen --
Horace the second, or, Ben Jonson, Thomas Dekker, and the battle for Augustan Rome / Matthew Steggle --
Encores: the dialogue of the dead within English literature / Frederick M. Keener --
Aurore Dupin Dudevant and Jean-Baptiste Poquelin: George Sand reconstructs Molière / Gretchen Elizabeth Smith --
Venetian mirrors: Barrett or Browning as the artist? / Rosella Mamoli Zorzi --
Joyce the postmodern: Shakespeare as character in Ulysses / Lois Feuer --
One author in search of a character: Ezra Pound's "Homage to Sextus Propertius" / Martine L. de Vos --
Displacing Goethe: tribute and exorcism in Thomas Mann's The Beloved Returns / Gamin Bartle --
Herman Broch and Virgil / Jattie Enklaar --
Canões: a Portuguese renaissance poet in Brazilian popular literature / Ria Lemaire --
The gender of mourning: A.S. Byatt's "The Conjugal Angel" and Alfred Lord Tennyson's In Memoriam / Christien Franken --
Tennessee Williams "outs" Scott and Ernest / Peter L. Hays --
The truthful fiction of the death and life of the author: Cervantes and Marlowe / Harm den Boer --
Hella S. Haasse's In a Dark Wood Wandering: Charles d'Orléans in an "existentialist" Bildungsroman / Martijn Rus.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Franssen and Ton Hoenselaars.

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