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Seidel, Michael 1943-

Overview
Works: 27 works in 150 publications in 4 languages and 8,481 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Satire  Juvenile works  Political fiction  History  Picaresque literature  Fantasy fiction  Chronologies 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR3404, 823.5
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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 )
14 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 1,106 libraries worldwide
Epic geography : James Joyce's Ulysses by Michael Seidel( Book )
19 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 921 libraries worldwide
Satiric inheritance : Rabelais to Sterne by Michael Seidel( Book )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 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 http://www.jstor.org (June 13, 2014)
Robinson Crusoe : island myths and the novel by Michael Seidel( Book )
9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 823 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 )
8 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 739 libraries worldwide
Streak : Joe DiMaggio and the summer of '41 by Michael Seidel( Book )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 704 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 519 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 )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 469 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
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Gulliver's Travels, by Jonathan Swift, is part of the <A href=http://www.barnesandnoble.com/classics/index.asp?z=y&cds2Pid=16447&sLinkPrefix>Barnes & Noble Classics</A> series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics:<UL type=disc><LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Biographies of the authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Footnotes and endnotes <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Comments by other famous authors <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Bibliographies for further reading <LI style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; mso-list: l0 level1 lfo2; tab-stops: list .5in; mso-margin-top-alt: auto; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto class=MsoNormal>Indices & Glossaries, when appropriateAll editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. Barnes & Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences&#151;biographical, historical, and literary&#151;to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works. Considered the greatest satire ever written in English, Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels chronicles the fantastic voyages of Lemuel Gulliver, principally to four marvelous realms: Lilliput, where the people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land inhabited by giants; Laputa, a wondrous flying island; and a country where the Houyhnhnms, a race of intelligent horses, are served by savage humanoid creatures called Yahoos. Beneath the surface of this enchanting fantasy lurks a devastating critique of human malevolence, stupidity, greed, vanity, and short-sightedness. A brilliant combination of adventure, humor, and philosophy, Gulliver's Travels is one of literature's most durable masterpieces. <P style=MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt>Michael Seidel is Jesse and George Siegel Professor in the Humanities at Columbia University. He has written widely on eighteenth-century literature. His books include Satiric Inheritance: Rabelais to Sterne (1979), Exile and the Narrative Imagination (1986), and Robinson Crusoe: Island Myths and the Novel (1991)
An essay upon projects by Daniel Defoe( Book )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
The consolidator by Daniel Defoe( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 82 libraries worldwide
Written in a time when criminal biographies enjoyed great success, Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders details the life of the irresistible Moll and her struggles through poverty and sin in search of property and power. Born in Newgate Prison to a picaresque mother, Moll propels herself through marriages, periods of success and destitution, and a trip to the New World and back, only to return to the place of her birth as a popular prostitute and brilliant thief. The story of Moll Flanders vividly illustrates Defoe's themes of social mobility and predestination, sin, redemption and reward. --Publisher
The Columbia world of quotations ( file )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
A browsable database of 65,000 quotations in 6,500 subject areas, searchable by authors, subjects, words, titles, and dates
Gulliver's travels by Jonathan Swift( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
The voyages of an Englishman carry him to such strange places as Lilliput, where people are six inches tall; Brobdingnag, a land of giants; and a country ruled by horses
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 14 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 )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1976 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
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
The Columbia history of the British novel by John J Richetti( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 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
Zwischen Welten Die phantastische Reise by Michael Seidel( file )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in German and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Flucht aus dem Elbenland by Michael Seidel( file )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in German and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Seidel, M. 1943-
Seidel, Michael
シーデル, マイケル
Languages
English (126)
German (9)
Japanese (2)
Chinese (1)
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