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Faces and masks of ugliness in literary narratives

Author: Zdzisław Wąsik; Ryszard Wolny
Publisher: Frankfurt : Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, 2013.
Series: Philologica Wratislaviensia, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

The book attempts to disclose various representations of ugliness in discourses ranging from Shakespeare's colonialism to Patrick White's, J. M. Coetzee's and Ayi Kwei Armah's postcolonialism.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Zdzisław Wąsik; Ryszard Wolny
ISBN: 9783653036985 3653036984 3631645457 9783631645451
OCLC Number: 868916880
Description: 1 online resource (167 pages).
Contents: Contents: Tadeusz Rachwal: The ugly depths: Outsides and insides in colonial discourse - Ryszard W. Wolny: Australia's ugliness in Patrick White's selected writings - Dorota Babilas: The innocence of ugliness: Joseph Merrick, his interpreters and the evils of late-Victorian society - Marek Blaszak: The monstrosity of agedness: The presentation of Granny in D. H. Lawrence's The Virgin and the Gipsy - Anna Branach-Kallas: Gothicizing the Wendigo: The ambivalences of monstrosity in Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden - Stephen Dewsbury: A festering rotten stench: "The Man's" experience of post-colonial rule in Ayi Kwei Armah's The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born - Jacek Fabiszak: Caliban, the salvage and deformed slave: On representations of ugliness in film versions of Shakespeare's The Tempest - Dagmara Krzyzaniak: In-yer-face theatre in the Irish context: Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan and Enda Walsh's Bedbound - Bozena Kucala: "To embrace death": The ageing body in the fiction of J. M. Coetzee - Barbara Leftih: "And Lord, let me die with them": Evil, ugliness and disgrace in the selected Indian captivity narratives - Ewa Mlynarczyk: Disgraceful or thought provoking? Towards a new aesthetic: Algernon Charles Swinburne and the subject matter of poetry - Tomasz Pilch: The figures darkness makes: The voice of Nathaniel Hawthorne in contemporary debates on evil - Jaroslaw Mihulka: Evil incarnate: The representations of Antichrist in the seventeenth-century English literature.
Series Title: Philologica Wratislaviensia, v. 4.
Responsibility: Ryszard W. Wolny, Zdzislaw Wasik (eds.).


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