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Names in literature : essays from Literary onomastics studies

Author: Grace Alvarez-Altman; Frederick M Burelbach; American Name Society.
Publisher: Lanham [Md.] : University Press of America, ©1987.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Names in literature.
Lanham [Md.] : University Press of America, ©1987
(OCoLC)578008335
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Alvarez-Altman; Frederick M Burelbach; American Name Society.
ISBN: 081916609X 9780819166098 0819166103 9780819166104
OCLC Number: 16355317
Notes: "Co-published by arrangement with American Name Society"--Title page verso.
Description: vi, 241 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A methodology for literary onomastics : an analytical guide for studying names in literature / Grace Alvarez-Altman --
Mudpies which endure : onomastics as a tool of literary criticism / Leonard R.N. Ashley --
The place-names of Wessex / W.F.H. Nicolaisen --
The names of the wandering Jew / Livia Bitton --
The onomastics of Shakespeare's works with classical settings / Clifford J. Ronan --
Introduction to Rulfo's naming techniques in Pedro Páramo / Margaret V. Ekstrom --
Names in Thomas Pynchon's V / Kelsie B. Harder --
Name and place in Trollope / Bill Overton --
Look! Up in the sky! It's What's-His-Name! / Frederick M. Burelbach --
By their names you shall know them : Flannery O'Connor's onomastic strategies / Paul F. Ferguson --
Chekhov's humorous names / John P. Pauls --
Molière's use of names in Georges Dandin / Betty J. Davis --
An inquiry into the metric of names : sound and rhythm of names in Hart Crane's White buildings / John T. Shawcross --
Some functions of names in Galdós's novels / Luis A. Oyarzun --
The names of slaves and masters : real and fictional / Murray Heller --
The function of names in the mythopoeic process in William Carlos Williams' Paterson / Alan Ostrum --
Onomastics in the works of Franz Kafka / Elizabeth M. Rajec --
The evocative power of place names in the poetry of Carl Sandburg / Allen Walker Read --
Noms de plume of Esperanto authors / Richard E. Wood --
'And the children may know their names': Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon / Ruth Rosenberg --
The titles of dramatic works : problems for translators and researchers / Walter P. Bowman.
Other Titles: Literary onomastics studies.
Responsibility: edited by Grace Alvarez-Altman, Frederick M. Burelbach.

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