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Self-deception in suburbia : plotting escape in the Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

Autore: Emily Taber
Editore: 2007.
Tesi: Thesis (B.A.)--Haverford College, Dept. of English, 2007.
Edizione/Formato:   Tesi/dissertazione : Bibliographic data : Thesis/dissertation   Computer File : English
Banca dati:WorldCat
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Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay concerns itself primarily with the issue of escape. This essay explores the subject of escapism through the novel's protagonist, Sammy Clay, a comic book writer. Immersed in the world of comics, Sammy uses fantasy to assuage his pain, and his denial of his homosexuality is the direct result of such an impulse. The novel uses the terms of self-deception to  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Dissertations, Academic
Persona incaricata: Michael Chabon; Michael Chabon
Tipo materiale: Bibliographic data, Thesis/dissertation, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Emily Taber
Numero OCLC: 184842352
Descrizione: 1 electronic document (33 p.) : digital, Pdf file.
Responsabilità: Emily Taber.

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Michael Chabon's The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay concerns itself primarily with the issue of escape. This essay explores the subject of escapism through the novel's protagonist, Sammy Clay, a comic book writer. Immersed in the world of comics, Sammy uses fantasy to assuage his pain, and his denial of his homosexuality is the direct result of such an impulse. The novel uses the terms of self-deception to frame these larger themes of fantasy and escape as they present themselves in the domains of comic books, sexuality, suburbia, and the novelistic enterprise. The essay ultimately determines the limits of escapism, finding Sammy's permanent escape problematic in the face of a more productive temporary escape from life's realities.

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