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Myth and subversion in the contemporary novel

Author: José-Manuel Losada-Goya; Marta Guirao Ochoa
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This bilingual work identifies and explains the subversive rewriting of ancient, medieval and modern myths in contemporary novels. The book opens with two theoretical essays on the subject of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: José-Manuel Losada-Goya; Marta Guirao Ochoa
ISBN: 1443837466 9781443837460
OCLC Number: 800635389
Language Note: English and Spanish, with abstracts in English and Spanish.
Notes: "These essays are a selection from over two hundred presented by scholars from 25 countries for the international conference on "Myth and subversion in the contemporary novel" which took place at the Universidade Complutense de Madrid (March 9-11, 2011)"--Page xiii.
Description: xvi, 523 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface / Prefacio ; Part I: Introduction to myth criticism: preliminary reflections. Chapter One. The Subversive Triad: A Theoretical Approach / José Manuel Losada Goya ; (Spanish Version) La tríada subversiva: un acercamiento teórico / José Manuel Losada Goya ; Chapter Two. Myth and Literature / Robert A. Segal ; Part II: Ancient myths in pre-war fiction. Chapter Three.Subversión del discurso mitológico y renovación del género novelístico en la narrativa española de vanguardia (1926-1934) / Grégory Coste ; Chapter Four. 2Disolver los mitos3: de la antigua Grecia a Alberto Moravia / Francesco De Martino ; Chapter Five. El mito en la novela vanguardista española: una mirada oblicua sobre la realidad / Rosa Fernández Urtasun ; Chapter Six. Menesteos, el antihéroe de María Teresa León / Carla Perugini ; Chapter Seven. Gide{u2019}s Thésée: The Ironic Foundations of a 2Re-invention3 / Rosalie Sinopoulou ; Part III: Ancient myths in post-war fiction. Chapter Eight. Pynchon{u2019}s Maas: Subversion or Polyphonic Echoing and Mirroring of Myth / Drina Hočevar ; Chapter Nine. Les Gommes, Robbe-Grillet and the 2Terrorist3 Recycling of the Myth of Oedipus / Christian Milat ; Chapter Ten. Perseguidores de la nada: la subversión del mito de Jasón y los Argonautas en Los premios de Julio Cortázar / Aagje Monballieu ; Chapter Eleven. La cosmogonía irónica en Le cosmicomiche de Italo Calvino / Elizabeth Sánchez Garay ; Part IV: Ancient myths in today's fiction. Chapter Twelve. Deconstruction, Revision and Invention of Myths in Contemporary Literature: From Italo Calvino{u2019}s Lezioni americane to J.M. Coetzee{u2019}s Elizabeth Costello / Véronique Gély ; Chapter Thirteen. Transposición y subversión de un mito sobre la explotación infantil en Moloch (1998), una novela negra de Thierry Jonquet / Juan Herrero Cecilia ; Chapter Fourteen.2The Escape Backwards as an Escape Forwards3: Moments of Demythification in Christa Wolf{u2019}s Cassandra and Medea / Nikolaos-Ioannis Koskinas ; Chapter Fifteen. The Myth of Pygmalion and the Petrified Woman in Recent Anglo-American Fiction / Carmen Lara Rallo ; Chapter Sixteen.2How the Greeks Lost Troy3: Subversion of Myth in Mark Merlis{u2019}s An Arrow{u2019}s Flight / Nicola Leporini ; Chapter Seventeen. Javier Tomeo y el mito literario antiguo: modalidades y enjeux de una reescritura / Vania Maire Fivaz ; Chapter Eighteen. Atwood bajo el signo de Penélope y sus esclavas / Félix Martín Gutiérrez ; Chapter Nineteen. 2Strong Myths Never Die3: Margaret Atwood{u2019}s Subversion of Myth in The Tent / Emilie Péneau ; Chapter Twenty. Hilar el mito: incesto y matricidio en Las benévolas de Jonathan Littell / Aurélie Renault ; Chapter Twenty-One. Transnational Injustice: The Subversion of Myth in Ignacio Padilla{u2019}s Amphitryon / Anne Marie Stachura ; Chapter Twenty-Two. The Feminine Face of God: The Myth of Sophia in Michèle Roberts{u2019}s Fiction / Sonia Villegas López ; Part V: Biblical myths. Chapter Twenty-Three. The Catabasis Myth as Revisited in Il giardino dei Finzi-Contini by Giorgio Bassani / Sophie Nezri-Dufour ; Chapter Twenty-Four. Noah{u2019}s Ark and Julian Barnes{u2019}s Worm-Eaten Version: From the Flood to the Holocaust in A History of the World in 10 {u00BD} Chapters / Miquel Pomar Amer ; Chapter Twenty-Five. The Golems Take New York: The Resurgence of the Golem in the Work of Cynthia Ozick and Thane Rosenbaum / Peter Schulman ; Chapter Twenty-Six. 2Now You See Me, You Perv!3: Female Subversion of Biblical Myths in Marina Warner{u2019}s Short Stories / Souhir Zekri ; Part VI: Modern myths. Chapter Twenty-Seven. Homo Lupus as Hunchback: Representation, Subversion and Trauma in Fiction about the Third Reich / Peter Arnds ; Chapter Twenty-Eight. La reescritura del mito de don Quijote en Ciudad de cristal (1985), de Paul Auster / Esther Bautista Naranjo ; Chapter Twenty-Nine. El mito del fantasma: muertes del pasado, conflictos del presente / Ana González-Rivas Fernández ; Chapter Thirty. The Myth of Faust in Latvian Literature: A Postcolonial Interpretation / Benedikts Kalnačs ; Chapter Thirty-One. El mito de Ofelia en la obra narrativa de Clara Janés / Sharon Keefe Ugalde ; Part VII: Myths and arts. Chapter Thirty-Two. Una forma de subversión del mito literario: de la novela a la publicidad / Delio De Martino ; Chapter Thirty-Three. Contra y por Marcel Duchamp / Paula Juanpere Duñó ; Chapter Thirty-Four. Coincidencias míticas: Peter Pan y el terror en el cine contemporáneo / Alfonso Muñoz Corcuera ; Part VIII: Myths and multiculturalism. Chapter Thirty-Five. Mitos mestizos en la novela hispanoamericana: estudio de las figuras crísticas en Oficio de tinieblas (R. Castellanos) e Hijo de hombre (A. Roa Bastos) / Geneviève Fabry ; Chapter Thirty-Six. Mestizaje mitopoético en Terra nostra: Carlos Fuentes entre el panteón precolombino y los mitos hispánicos / Folke Gernert ; Chapter Thirty-Seven. The Subversion of Greek and Hindu Myths in Bharati Mukherjee{u2019}s Novels / Laurence Gouaux.
Responsibility: edited by José Manuel Losada Goya and Marta Guirao Ochoa.

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