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9780874137156

Comparative Literary Dimensions: Essays in Honor of Melvin J. Friedman

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  • ISBN13:

    9780874137156

  • ISBN10:

    0874137152

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-05-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Delaware Pr
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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
Introduction
11(8)
Jay L. Halio
Ben Siegel
Part II: Theories of Literature: James Joyce and Others
Theory of Comedy from Dante to Joyce
19(12)
Haskell M. Block
The Medium of History: Robert Graves and the Ancient Past
31(20)
Clayton Koelb
Part III: Fresh Glances at James Joyce
Bakhtin, Joyce, and the Epic Tradition
51(10)
Zack Bowen
``I pity your oldself I was used to'': Finnegans Wake and the Aesthetics of Aging
61(14)
Michael Patrick Gillespie
The Washerwomen Skit Adapted from Finnegans Wake
75(10)
Margaret Rogers
Part IV: New Views of Samuel Beckett
Beckett's Happy Days, Burton, and Schopenhauer
85(12)
James Acheson
Beckett [f]or Nothing
97(12)
Raymond Federman
Beckett Briefly on the Nature of Everything: A Reading of Texts for Nothing in the Half-Light of Greek Philosophy
109(20)
Livio Dobrez
``A Sup of the Hawk's, or the Saints'': Beckett and Irish Theater
129(8)
James Liddy
Part V: Perspectives Ethnic and Cultural
Virginia Woolf's Construction of Masculinity: A Narrative Model---A Reading of Mrs. Dalloway
137(14)
Richard Pearce
Zangwill's The Melting Pot and Nichols's Abie's Irish Rose
151(11)
Owen Aldridge
Celine's Ultimate Focalization, or the Two Faces of Paranoia in Bagatelles pour un massacre and Feerie pour une autre fois: Toward a Theory of Paranoid Writing
162(13)
David Hayman
Writing to Overcome (Escribir superar): Luisa Valenzuela
175(10)
Debra A. Castillo
Ethnicity and Authenticity: Wilson Harris and Other ``Black'' Writing
185(22)
Mark Williams
Part VI: Bibliography
Melvin J. Friedman: A Bibliography
207(10)
Jackson R. Bryer
Judith Friedman
Judith Couillard
Marc Singer
Contributors 217(4)
Index 221

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