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The adventurer

Author: Paul Zweig
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Adventure stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zweig, Paul.
Adventurer.
New York : Basic Books, [1974]
(OCoLC)579049308
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Zweig
ISBN: 0465000886 9780465000883
OCLC Number: 1125540
Description: x, 275 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The myth of Odysseus --
Heroes and adventurers --
The tragic guest --
The flight from women --
The adventure of storytelling --
The interior monk --
Robinson Crusoe, the unadventurous hero --
Giacomo Casanova, the frivolous adventurer --
The great escape --
The new mythology of adventure: Edgar Allan Poe --
Nietzsche: the philosophy of adventure --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: Paul Zweig.

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