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The elastic retort; essays in literature and ideas.

Author: Kenneth Rexroth
Publisher: New York, Seabury Press [1973]
Series: Continuum book.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982.
Elastic retort.
New York, Seabury Press [1973]
(OCoLC)573870308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Rexroth
ISBN: 0816491682 9780816491681
OCLC Number: 650582
Description: viii, 280 pages 22 cm.
Contents: [1.] More classics revisited: The song of songs --
Tao Te Ching --
Euripides' Hippolytus --
Aristotle's Poetics --
The Bhagavad-gita --
Catullus --
The Aeneid --
The early Irish epic --
Abelard and Héloise --
St. Thomas Aquinas --
The English and Scottish popular ballad --
Racine's Phèdre --
Gulliver's travels --
Robinson Crusoe --
Dangerous acquaintances --
Gilbert White's Natural history of Selbourne --
Robert Burns --
William Blake --
Goethe --
Balzac --
The journal of John Woolman --
Francis Parkman's France and England in North America --
Pickwick papers --
Uncle Tom's cabin --
Frederick Douglass --
Fathers and sons --
Sherlock Holmes --
H.G. Wells --
Ford Madox Ford's Parade's end --
[2.] Japan: Japan and the second greater East Asia co-prosperity sphere --
The world of the shining prince --
Nō plays --
The influence of classical Japanese poetry on modern American poetry --
Six Japanese novelists: Hiroshi Noma, Osamu Dazai, Yasunari Kawabata, Yukio Mishima, Shohei Ooka, Junichiro Tanizaki --
Japanese poetry now --
[3.] Religion: Lamennais --
The evolution of Anglo-Catholicism --
Some notes on Newman --
The surprising journey of Father Longergan.
Series Title: Continuum book.

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