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作者 Axelrod, Mark
書名 No symbols where none intended [electronic resource] : literary essays from Laclos to Beckett / Mark Axelrod
出版項 Basingstoke : Palgrave Pivot : [distributor] Not Avail, 2014
國際標準書號 113744732X (electronic bk.) : £30.00
9781137447326 (electronic bk.) : £30.00
9781137456090
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版本 1st ed
說明 125 p. : 1 figures, 2
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1. Narrateur, Narratrice: Polyphonia in Laclos' Les liaisons dangereuses 2. The Theatre of Fiction in Turgenev's Rudin 3. Architectonics in Ibsen's Hedda Gabler 4. Notions of Melancholia and Misogyny in August Strindberg and The Father 5. Jewish mysticism, the Commodification of Art and the Notion of Aura in Walter Benjamin's The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction 6. The Poetics of Prose Poetry in Elizabeth Smart's By Grand Central Station I Sat Down and Wept 7. The Poetics of Repetition in Beckett's Watt
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An homage to Nabokov's Lectures on Literature, this collection of essays sheds new light on canonical authors such as Ibsen, Beckett, and Strindberg. Using style and structure as the connective thread, Mark Axelrod joins a wide and deep conversation on writers on writing. In Nabokov's Lectures on Literature, he writes: Style and structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash. The essays in No Symbols Where None Intended: Literary Essays from Laclos to Beckett use Nabokov's stylistic approach to well-known texts (fiction, drama and criticism) as a point of departure. Notions of style and structure link the three prose pieces discussed in the text, (Beckett, Smart, and Turgenev,) to the fiction and drama of Ibsen and Strindberg. Mark Axelrod joins a wide and deep conversation on writers on writing
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Mark Axelrod is a Professor of Comparative Literature of English at Chapman University, USA and is the Director of the John Fowles Center for Creative Writing. He has received five National Endowment Arts Grants and is also an accomplished novelist, literary critic, and screenwriter
主題 Literature -- Philosophy
Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers. bicssc
Literature. ukslc
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