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Violence and modernism : Ibsen, Joyce, and Woolf

Author: William A Johnsen
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Employing Northrop Frye and Rene Girard as his theoretical foundation, William Johnsen reinterprets the work of three canonical modernists - Ibsen, Joyce and Woolf. He argues for their commitment to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Virginia Woolf; Henrik Ibsen; James Joyce; René Girard; Northrop Frye; Virginia Woolf; Henrik Ibsen; James Joyce; René Girard; Northrop Frye; Virginia Woolf; Henrik Ibsen; James Joyce; James Joyce; Virginia Woolf; Henrik Ibsen; Northrop Frye; René Girard; Henrik Ibsen; James Joyce; Virginia Woolf
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William A Johnsen
ISBN: 0813026652 9780813026657
OCLC Number: 52518745
Description: xv, 168 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Myth, ritual, and modern literature after Girard --
Pillars of a self-sacrificial society --
Folkevenner og Folkefiender: Ibsen's research in modern behavior --
Joyce's sisters --
To live, not die, for his country: Stephen D(a)edalus and Ireland's future --
Finding the father: Virginia Woolf, feminism, and modernism.
Responsibility: William A. Johnsen.
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"A unique and important book. Our understanding of literary modernism, which we think we know so well, is transformed by these analyses of the anthropological insights that it holds for readers."

 
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