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B. Traven : life and work

Author: Ernst Schürer; Philip Jenkins
Publisher: University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1987.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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B. Traven.
University Park : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©1987
(OCoLC)568043628
Named Person: B Traven; B Traven; B Traven; B Traven; B Traven
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ernst Schürer; Philip Jenkins
ISBN: 0271003820 9780271003825
OCLC Number: 13580137
Description: vi, 368 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: The Enigma of B. Traven's life. The B. Traven I knew. --
Was there another man: B. Traven as author of his own works. --
Some problems with The White Rose. --
From Ret Marut to B. Traven: more than a change in disguise. --
Unknown letters of Ret Marut from 1914. --
Second thoughts about the mystery of B. Traven. Part 2: Traven's works in retrospect. Traven's anarchistic treasures: reflections on The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. --
Being as adventure: The Death Ship and The Treasure of the Sierra Madre as novels of adventure. --
A Language without a master: Max Stirner's influence on B. Traven. --
A Sane protagonist In Extremis: B. Traven's gay imagings of participation and suffering in The Bridge in the Jungle and The Death Ship. --
Still another definition of Jazz Literature. --
B. Traven's six-novel epic of the Mexican Revolution: an overview. Part 3: Themes, ideas, and motifs in Traven's writings. Utopian elements in the novels of B. Traven. --
Traven's White Rose: regressive idyll or social Utopia? --
Love and death in the early works of B. Traven. --
Wars and rumors of wars in the works of B. Traven. Part 4: The Historical, political, and sociological context. B. Traven and the Wobblies. --
B. Traven: anarachist from the jungle. --
B. Traven's revolution in Latin America. --
Political satire Mexican-style: critique of proto-fascist tendencies in B. Traven's Government. --
B. Traven's Land des Fruhlings and the Caoba Cycle as a source for the study of agrarian society. Part 5: The Reception of Traven's works. The Reception of B. Traven in the German Democratic Republic. --
B. Traven from a Czech point of view. --
B. Traven in Sweden. --
B. Traven and the German exiles in Mexico. Part 6: Traven and other authors. The Primitivist as anarchist: two novels by B. Traven in the Mexican literary and political context of the 1930s. --
Sailing with Sealed Orders: Herman Melville's White-Jacket and B. Traven's The Death Ship. --
Legend, story, and flashback in The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Nostromo. --
Slaves of property: a comparison of B. Traven's The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and Ilf-Petrov's The Twelve Chairs. --
The Making of two guerrilla generals in Azuela's The Underdogs and Traven's jungle novels.
Responsibility: edited by Ernst Schürer and Philip Jenkins.
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