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The grotesque

Author: Harold Bloom; Blake Hobby
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, ©2009.
Series: Bloom's Literary themes.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contient vingt essais critiques qui explorent le thème du grotesque à travers différentes oeuvres comme "Candide" de Voltaire, "Frankestein" de Shelley, "Le Manteau" de Gogol et la "Métamorphose" de Kafka.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom; Blake Hobby
ISBN: 9780791098028 0791098028
OCLC Number: 758737878
Description: 1 v. (XVIII-218 p.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The American and European grotesque. "Notes on the grotesque: Anderson, Brecht, and Williams. --
As I lay dying, William Faulkner --
The bacchae, Euripides --
The birds, Aristophanes --
Candide, Voltaire --
Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes --
Edgar Allan Poe's short stories, Edgar Allen Poe --
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley --
"Good Country People," Flannery O'Connor --
Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift --
Henry IV, William Shakespeare --
Inferno, Dante Alighieri --
King Lear, William Shakespeare --
The metamorphosis, Franz Kafka --
Miss Lonelyhearts, Nathanael West --
The mysterious stranger, Mark Twain --
"The overcoat," Nikolai Gogol --
"Revelation," Flannery O'Connor --
Six characters in search of an author, Luigi Pirandello --
Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson.
Series Title: Bloom's Literary themes.
Other Titles: American and European grotesque. "Notes on the grotesque: Anderson, Brecht, and Williams.
As I lay dying, William Faulkner.
Bacchae, Euripides.
Birds, Aristophanes.
Candide, Voltaire.
Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes.
Edgar Allan Poe's short stories, Edgar Allen Poe.
Frankenstein, Mary Shelley.
"Good Country People," Flannery O'Connor.
Gulliver's Travels, Jonathan Swift.
Henry IV, William Shakespeare.
Inferno, Dante Alighieri.
King Lear, William Shakespeare.
Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka.
Miss Lonelyhearts, Nathanael West.
Mysterious stranger, Mark Twain.
"Overcoat," Nikolai Gogol.
"Revelation," Flannery O'Connor.
Six characters in search of an author, Luigi Pirandello.
Winesburg, Ohio, Sherwood Anderson.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom ; volume editor, Blake Hobby.

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Discusses the role of the grotesque in Frankenstein; Edgar Allan Poe's short stories; and, Winesburg, Ohio. With excerpts of critical analyses and original essays, this title also discusses the use  Read more...

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