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Great ideas in the Western literary canon

Author: Wayne Cristaudo; Peter Poiana
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, cop. 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Cristaudo; Peter Poiana
ISBN: 0761823964 9780761823964
OCLC Number: 1039694509
Description: IX, 244 str. ; 22 cm.
Contents: The tragic affirmation of rage in Homer's "The Iliad" --
The religion of fear in Sophocles' "Oedipus the king" --
The power of love in Dante's "The divine comedy --
Rabelais' vitalism, or, Feasting, flagons, fornicatin, fighting, fertility, farting, fun and freedom from fear and fools in "Gargantua and Pantagruel" --
Truth and persuasion in Cervantes' "Don Quixote" --
Wisdom and mastery in Shakespeare's "The tempest" --
Will, pride and enslavement in Milton's "Paradise lost" --
Striving in Goethe's "Faust" --
Ennui in Baudelaire's "The flowers of evil" --
Parricide and deicide in Dostoyevsky's "The brothers Karamazov" --
The monument of time in Proust's "Swann's Way" --
The anxiety of origins and the trials of filiation in Joyce's "Ulysses."
Responsibility: Wayne Cristaudo, Peter Poiana.

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