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Author: Robert C Evans
Publisher: Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Inc. ; Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: Critical insights.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [First edition]View all editions and formats

Examines survival in both literal and figurative terms to include such varied kinds of survival as physical, psychological, social, and spiritual endurance. Works represented include narrative  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Evans
ISBN: 9781682179208 1682179206
OCLC Number: 1045340918
Description: xxxiv, 250 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: On survival: the survival theme in science fiction / Darren Harris-Fain --
Survival psychology in Zora Neale Hurston's Barracoon / Robert C. Evans --
The survival theme in literature: an overview / Paul Bailey --
An evolution of survival in American short fiction: stories by Jack London, Ray Bradbury, Octavia E. Butler, and George Saunders, Steve Gronert Ellerhoff --
Survival (and degeneration?) of the fittest in Kipling's "The mark of the beast" and Stevenson's Strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde / V. Britt Terry --
The Apostle Paul as Odyssean survivor / Christopher Baker --
The frontier of tragedy: survival in Measure for measure / Nicolas Tredell --
Survival as a theme in the sequel to Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn / Robert C. Evans --
By the skin of their teeth: surviving the vampire in Bram Stoker's Dracula / Nicolas Tredell --
Issues of survival in Jack London's "In a far country" / Kelley Jeans --
Virtue and survival in The grapes of wrath / Christopher Baker --
Survival as a theme in Philip Larkin's poetry: from the Mid-50s to the mid-60s / Robert C. Evans --
The last supper: culinary safety and salvation in recent science fiction, Paul N. Duke --
Surviving dystopia: Octavia Butler and Margaret Atwood / M. G. Gainer --
Responses to Christopher McCandless in Into the wild / Bryan Warren,
Series Title: Critical insights.
Responsibility: editor, Robert C. Evans, Auburn University at Montgomery.


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