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Hobby, Blake

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Works: 26 works in 97 publications in 1 language and 9,808 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PS169.A49, 809.933552
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Publications about Blake Hobby
Publications by Blake Hobby
Most widely held works by Blake Hobby
The American dream ( Book )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Discusses the role of the theme of the American dream in great works of literature such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Death of a Salesman, The Great Gatsby, and many others
The hero's journey ( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Explores the literary theme of the hero's journey in twenty essays covering works by authors as varied as Virgil and Maxine Hong Kingston
Alienation ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 292 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 grotesque ( Book )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 261 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."
Death and dying ( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Some of the greatest works of literature have wrestled with the task of illuminating the human experience of death. This new title discusses the role of death and dying in works such as Beloved, A Farewell to Arms, Lord of the Flies, Paradise Lost, and many others. Featuring approximately 20 essays, Death and Dying provides valuable insights on this recurring theme in literature
Rebirth and renewal by Harold Bloom( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Contains twenty critical essays that explore themes of rebirth and renewal in various works, such as Conrad's "Heart of Darkness," Shakespeare's "The Tempest," and Dostoevsky's "Crime and Punishment."
Civil disobedience ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 224 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
Human sexuality ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
Explores the role of human sexuality in literary works, such as, Lolita, Madame Bovary, Oedipus Rex, and Sons and lovers
The labyrinth ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
A collection of nineteen critical essays that explore the role of the labyrinth in various works of literature, including "The Garden of Forking Paths," "Metamorphoses," "Ulysses," and others
The Trickster by Harold Bloom( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Many cultures have stories about beings that are sometimes malevolent and other times whimsical
Enslavement and emancipation by Harold Bloom( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
A literary expose' exploring the writings about slavery
Dark humor ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Traces humor in literature and the literary devices used to create it while explaining the importance of satirical wit
Sin and redemption ( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of essays about the themes of sin and redemption found in many of the great novels in literature. Includes chapter notes and an index
Exploration and colonization ( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Twenty essays examine the themes of exploration and colonization in literature, including works such as "The Iliad" and "Things Fall Apart."
The taboo by Harold Bloom( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of twenty essays that discuss the role of the taboo in classic works focusing on social mores that were broken such as violence, drug use, sex, or religion. Includes an index
The sublime by Harold Bloom( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Presents a collection of eighteen essays that discuss the role of the sublime in classic works and depicts that sense of awe evoked in literature in response to nature or great works of art. Includes an index
Bloom's literary themes ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 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
Student's encyclopedia of great American writers ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 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 by Harold Bloom( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The role of civil disobedience, the act of defying society, is examined in "1984", "Antigone", "The Crucible", "Fahrenheit-451", and many more works. Featuring original essays and excerpts from critical analyses, this book gives students an insight into the subject theme
 
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