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The Resource The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood

The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood

Label
The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel
Title
The irresponsible self
Title remainder
on laughter and the novel
Statement of responsibility
James Wood
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UPB
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN3352.C6
LC item number
W66 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : comedy and the irresponsible self -- Don Quixote's old and new testaments -- Shakespeare and the pathos of rambling -- How Shakespeare's "irresponsibility" saved Coleridge -- Dostoevsky's God -- Isaac Babel and the dangers of exaggeration -- Saltykov-Shchedrin's subversion of hypocrisy -- Anna Karenina and characterization -- Italo Svevo's unreliable comedy -- Giovanni Verga's comic sympathy -- Joseph Roth's empire of signs -- Bohumil Hrabal's comic world -- J.F. Powers and the priests -- Hysterical realism -- Jonathan Franzen and the "social novel" -- Tom Wolfe's shallowness and the problem of information -- Salman Rushdie's Nobu novel -- Monica Ali's novelties -- Coatzee's Disgrace : a few skeptical thoughts -- Saul Bellow's comic style -- The real Mr. Biswas -- V.S. Pritchett and English comedy -- Henry Green's England -- A long day at the chocolate bar factory : David Bezmozgis's compassionate irony
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Picador ed.
Extent
xii, 320 p.
Isbn
9780312424602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003022955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780312424602
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368372095
Label
The irresponsible self : on laughter and the novel, James Wood
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : comedy and the irresponsible self -- Don Quixote's old and new testaments -- Shakespeare and the pathos of rambling -- How Shakespeare's "irresponsibility" saved Coleridge -- Dostoevsky's God -- Isaac Babel and the dangers of exaggeration -- Saltykov-Shchedrin's subversion of hypocrisy -- Anna Karenina and characterization -- Italo Svevo's unreliable comedy -- Giovanni Verga's comic sympathy -- Joseph Roth's empire of signs -- Bohumil Hrabal's comic world -- J.F. Powers and the priests -- Hysterical realism -- Jonathan Franzen and the "social novel" -- Tom Wolfe's shallowness and the problem of information -- Salman Rushdie's Nobu novel -- Monica Ali's novelties -- Coatzee's Disgrace : a few skeptical thoughts -- Saul Bellow's comic style -- The real Mr. Biswas -- V.S. Pritchett and English comedy -- Henry Green's England -- A long day at the chocolate bar factory : David Bezmozgis's compassionate irony
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Picador ed.
Extent
xii, 320 p.
Isbn
9780312424602
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003022955
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9780312424602
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn368372095

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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