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Seidel, Michael 1943-

Works: 24 works in 170 publications in 3 languages and 8,863 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Biographies  Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Political fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Publications about Michael Seidel
Publications by Michael Seidel
Most widely held works by Michael Seidel
Homer to Brecht : the European epic and dramatic traditions by Michael Seidel( Book )
16 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
Epic geography : James Joyce's Ulysses by Michael Seidel( Book )
23 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 920 libraries worldwide
In proposing that places, movements, and directions are deeply implicated in the narrative structure of Ulysses, Michael Seidel contends that Joyce recreates in Dublin the significant epic geography of the Odyssey. The author demonstrates how Joyce adjusts the spaces of Ulysses to accommodate the three theaters of Homeric action as mapped by Victor Berard's Lex Pheniciens et I'Odyssee
Satiric inheritance : Rabelais to Sterne by Michael Seidel( Book )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
In Satiric Inheritance: from Rabelais to Sterne Seidel sets out to undermine the ethical rationalizations for satiric action, which make the satirist a spokesman for those eager to claim moral hegemony in any given age. Most criticism of satire separates the satirist from the object of his scorn, and allies him with the rational humanism that scholars have considered their own. This alliance enables the scholar to speak both for himself and the satirist, to accuse and to exonerate with an authority which only those possessed of a bogus moral monopoly can claim. In place of the "all too easy answers about the nature of satiric action" (p. 3), Seidel substitutes the discomfiting knowledge that "the satirist is deeply implicated in satire's degenerative fictions precisely because he thrives as the chronicler of degenerative norms" (p. 4). As a result, "the satirist, having taken on a kind of monstrosity as his subject, makes something of a monster of himself" (p. 3). -- from (June 13, 2014)
Robinson Crusoe : island myths and the novel by Michael Seidel( Book )
12 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Provides in-depth analysis of the literary work Robinson Crusoe, as well as its importance and critical reception. Includes a chronology of the life and works of the author
Exile and the narrative imagination by Michael Seidel( Book )
9 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 733 libraries worldwide
Streak : Joe DiMaggio and the summer of '41 by Michael Seidel( Book )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 675 libraries worldwide
A detailed account of Joe's extraordinary 56-game hitting streak, arguably the greatest individual achievement in baseball history. Also, a journal of the season's games, together with what actually happened, as told by the members of the ball clubs
Ted Williams : a baseball life by Michael Seidel( Book )
5 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 505 libraries worldwide
An account of one of baseball's greatest hitter and the era in which he played
James Joyce : a short introduction by Michael Seidel( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
"The difficulties that students face when tackling Joyce's works are often addressed by focusing on plot, implying that the "real" books are hidden behind the author's complex language and style. This reader-friendly introduction offers an alternative approach, suggesting that close attention to Joyce's words, phrases, and sentences is the best route to reading his works with insight and pleasure. Seidel demystifies Joyce's style, demonstrating that everything students need to know in order to read his works may be discovered in the books themselves."--Jacket
An essay upon projects by Daniel Defoe( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Daniel Defoe is most well-known for his classic novels Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. Born circa 1659, he was also a journalist, a pamphleteer, a businessman, a spy ... and a writer of short stories. His life was long and colourful, and the breadth of his work, still highly regarded, is infused with similar vigour. In this essay however another side of Defoe is revealed. It's very well thought out and as a social document a priceless recording of the problems facing the Country at that time as well as a possible solution. Defoe unfortunately often ran up large bills which could then not be repaid. He was often most seen on Sundays when bailiffs and the like legally could make no move on him. Allegedly whilst hiding from creditors he died on April 24th 1731. He was interred in Bunhill Fields, London
The consolidator by Daniel Defoe( Book )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
The Columbia world of quotations ( file )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
A browsable database of 65,000 quotations in 6,500 subject areas, searchable by authors, subjects, words, titles, and dates
Von der Arbeitslosigkeit in die Selbständigkeit : Evaluation eines Modellprojekts zur Gründerberatung by Michael Seidel( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Satiric theory and the degeneration of State : the tyrant and the mob in satiric literature of the Restoration and early eighteenth century by Michael Seidel( Archival Material )
6 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
The Columbia history of the British novel by John J Richetti( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
What do Pamela, Shamela, and Evelina have in common? Who is Coningsby? Where is The Moonstone? When does one need A Room of One's Own? Why is it that Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit? And just how good is the British novel? These are just a few of the questions answered in The Columbia History of the British Novel. John Richetti's comprehensive history takes us from the birth of the novel in the eighteenth century through its social and culture-conscious growing pains in the nineteenth century to its angst-ridden maturity in the twentieth century. Concise, cohesive, and complementary to any collection of must-read classics, The Columbia History of the British Novel challenges and enlightens us by examining canonical writers as well as women and postcolonial novelists. Discover the origins of the novel in the "scandalous" books of Aphra Behn, Eliza Haywood, and Delarivier Manley and follow its development through Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, and Laurence Sterne against the backdrop of the novel's meteoric rise in the 1700s. Follow Frances Burney and the rise of the woman novelist, and the gothic novel as invented by Horace Walpole and perfected by Mary Shelley and Matthew Lewis. Remember remarkable reunions in Jane Austen; the bond between chivalry, Waverley, and Sir Walter Scott; the Brontes, Amelia Opie, Maria Edgeworth, and the tradition of Romantic women's fiction; Charles Dickens and the professionalization of literature; George Eliot and the novel of ideas; and Wilkie Collins and the sensation mania of the 1860s. Continue through the nineteenth century with the "Condition of England" novels of Benjamin Disraeli and Elizabeth Gaskell, Hardy's tales of class and sexual difference, and Anglo-Indian perspectives on the empire from Rudyard Kipling and Philip Meadows Taylor. Enter the twentieth century and examine the modern novel with Joseph Conrad, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf. Then trace the anti-modernist movement with Kingsley Amis, C.P. Snow, and Angus Wilson and, finally, keep up with contemporaries - Doris Lessing, A.S. Byatt, Anita Brookner, Julian Barnes, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Jeanette Winterson. The Columbia History of the British Novel lets us do all these things as it presents literary critics: Toni Bowers on early amatory fiction; James Thompson on Jane Austen; Ina Ferris on William Thackeray; David Trotter on Arnold Bennett, George Moore, and George Gissing; Michael Gorra on colonial and postcolonial novels from Rudyard Kipling to Salman Rushdie; Michael Seidel on James Joyce; and Carol McGuirk on postwar feminisms from Margaret Drabble to Angela Carter. The Columbia History of the British Novel examines classics in light of the critical theories of Bakhtin, Lukacs, and Foucault, among others, as well as a panoply of such subgenres as picaresque fiction, adventures, travelogues, utopian and dystopian prose, historical romances, detective novels, sentimental novels, and the Bildungsroman. This superb history also includes brief biographies of novelists discussed and lists of further reading
Systematisches Tourismus-Marketing am Beispiel der Dübener Heide : Grundlagen, Analysen, Visionen by Michael Seidel( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Der Autor erörtert die Tragfähigkeit aktueller Marketing-Theorien am Beispiel der Tourismusentwicklung in der Region Dübener Heide. Sein Fazit: Besonderheiten im Tourismus bedingen Konzepte, die wirtschaftliche, soziale und persönliche Zielstellungen gleichermaßen berücksichtigen. Die in den Prozeß einbezogenen Personen müssen entsprechend geschult und motiviert werden. Standards und Qualität müssen dem entsprechen, was man kommuniziert. Wirtschaftliche Organisationen und Leistungsträger sollen und müssen am Erfolg partizipieren." Think global - act local"gilt auch im Tourismus
Satiric inheritance by Michael Seidel( Book )
2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Cambridge companion to the Eighteenth-Century novel by John J Richetti( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The contributors challenge and refine the traditional view of the 18th century novel's origins and purposes, showing that the novel is defined primarily by the new ideological and cultural functions it serves in the emerging world of print culture
Flucht aus dem Elbenland by Michael Seidel( file )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in German and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Zwischen Welten Die phantastische Reise by Michael Seidel( file )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in German and held by 0 libraries worldwide
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Seidel, M. 1943-
Seidel, Michael
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