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Fictions and Metafictions of Evil

Essays in Literary Criticism, Comparative Literature and Interdisciplinary Studies

by Grazyna Branny (Volume editor) J. Gill Holland (Volume editor)
Edited Collection 265 Pages

Summary

This volume contains sixteen essays of literary criticism, comparative literature and interdisciplinary studies by Polish, German, Welsh, French and American scholars. It features a voyage through the sea of evil from the beginning of time to the present, from the creation of the world (Hughes) to contemporary terrorism (Wajdi Mouawad). It examines all genres of literature, from Shakespeare to Hopkins and Roethke, to Dickens and Orzeszkowa, Faulkner and McCarthy, Baldwin and Burdekin. The Gesamtkunst which evil has inspired in this volume includes the Victorian Protestant novel and children’s literature, hypertext (M. Joyce, Moulthrop) and metafiction (Coetzee, Munch) as well as music, philosophy, stylistics (Tolkien) and the visual arts (Tintoretto, Munch).

Details

Pages
265
ISBN (PDF)
9783653035032
ISBN (Hardcover)
9783631629277
Language
English
Publication date
2013 (November)
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2013. 256 pp., 2 coloured fig., 1 b/w fig.

Biographical notes

Grazyna Branny (Volume editor) J. Gill Holland (Volume editor)

Grażyna M. T. Branny, affiliated to the Pedagogical University in Kraków, Poland, is a Conrad, Faulkner, Toni Morrison and Louise Erdrich scholar. J. Gill Holland, Professor Emeritus of Davidson College, USA, has published on English, Chinese and Norwegian literatures and art.

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