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Hobby, Blake

Overview
Works: 25 works in 96 publications in 1 language and 9,566 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PN56.5.H45, 809.93352
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Publications about Blake Hobby
Publications by Blake Hobby
Most widely held works by Blake Hobby
The hero's journey ( file )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the hero's journey as a plot device in classic literary works
Alienation ( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 725 libraries worldwide
Contains twenty critical essays that explore themes of alienation in various works, such as Melville's "Bartleby, the Scrivener," Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," Woolf's "Mrs. Dalloway," and others
The American dream ( file )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the American dream in classic literary works
Death and dying ( file )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 672 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of death and dying in classic literary works
The grotesque ( file )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Contains twenty critical essays that explore themes of the grotesque in various works, such as Voltaire's "Candide," Shelley's "Frankenstein," "Gogol's "The Overcoat," and Kafka's "The Metamorphosis."
Civil disobedience by Harold Bloom( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
There are few subjects that causes more controversy in literature than civil disobedience and these are explore here in works by some of history's most storied authors
Rebirth and renewal by Harold Bloom( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 590 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the use of rebirth and renewal in classic literary works
Dark humor ( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Part of the "Literary Themes" series, this book features original essays and excerpts from critical analyses
The trickster by Harold Bloom( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 575 libraries worldwide
Many cultures have stories about beings that are sometimes malevolent and other times whimsical
Human sexuality ( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Explores the role of human sexuality in literary works, such as, Lolita, Madame Bovary, Oedipus Rex, and Sons and lovers
Enslavement and emancipation by Harold Bloom( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 570 libraries worldwide
A literary expose' exploring the writings about slavery
The labyrinth ( file )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the use of the labyrinth in classic literary works
Exploration and colonization ( file )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 523 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the role of exploration and colonization in classic literary works
The sublime by Harold Bloom( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 518 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the use of the sublime in classic literary works
The taboo by Harold Bloom( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
From a Polynesian word meaning 'prohibition', a taboo is a social more that should not be broken by society's participants, for doing so can mean punishment. This book discusses the role of the taboo in "Howl", "Lolita", "Lord of the Flies", "The Miller's Tale", and many more works
Sin and redemption ( file )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
Provides an examination of the role of sin and redemption in classic literary works
Student's encyclopedia of great American writers ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
A five volume set that features more than 180 entries on some of the greatest writers in American literature, including John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and more
Bloom's literary themes ( file )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
From a Polynesian word meaning "prohibition," a taboo is a social more that should never be broken. This volume discusses the role of the taboo in such works as Dracula, Lolita, Lord of the Flies, "A Rose for Emily," Ulysses, and many more works
Bloom's literary themes ( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Bloom's literary themes ( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
 
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